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re·hearse

 (rĭ-hûrs′)
v. re·hearsed, re·hears·ing, re·hears·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To practice (a part in a play or a piece of music, for example) in preparation for a public performance. See Synonyms at practice.
b. To practice (an action) by repetition so as to improve performance: rehearse military maneuvers.
c. To direct in a rehearsal: rehearsed the orchestra.
2.
a. To repeat or recite: "a florid and flippant attack that rehearsed some of the time-worn creationist canards" (Frederick C. Crews).
b. To list or enumerate: rehearsed her complaints in a letter.
v.intr.
To practice something, such as a speech, before presenting it publicly.

[Middle English rehercen, to repeat, from Old French rehercier : re-, re- + hercier, to harrow (from herce, harrow; see hearse).]

re·hears′er n.

rehearse

(rɪˈhɜːs)
vb
1. to practise (a play, concert, etc), in preparation for public performance
2. (tr) to run through; recount; recite: the official rehearsed the grievances of the committee.
3. (tr) to train or drill (a person or animal) for the public performance of a part in a play, show, etc
[C16: from Anglo-Norman rehearser, from Old French rehercier to harrow a second time, from re- + herce harrow]
reˈhearser n

re•hearse

(rɪˈhɜrs)

v. -hearsed, -hears•ing. v.t.
1. to practice (a play, speech, musical piece, etc.) in private prior to a public presentation.
2. to drill or train (an actor, musician, etc.) by rehearsal.
3. to relate the facts or particulars of; recount.
v.i.
4. to rehearse a play, part, etc.; participate in a rehearsal.
[1300–50; Middle English rehersen, rehercen < Middle French rehercier to repeat =re- re- + hercier to harrow (derivative of herce, herse a harrow); see hearse]
re•hears′a•ble, adj.
re•hears′er, n.

rehearse


Past participle: rehearsed
Gerund: rehearsing

Imperative
rehearse
rehearse
Present
I rehearse
you rehearse
he/she/it rehearses
we rehearse
you rehearse
they rehearse
Preterite
I rehearsed
you rehearsed
he/she/it rehearsed
we rehearsed
you rehearsed
they rehearsed
Present Continuous
I am rehearsing
you are rehearsing
he/she/it is rehearsing
we are rehearsing
you are rehearsing
they are rehearsing
Present Perfect
I have rehearsed
you have rehearsed
he/she/it has rehearsed
we have rehearsed
you have rehearsed
they have rehearsed
Past Continuous
I was rehearsing
you were rehearsing
he/she/it was rehearsing
we were rehearsing
you were rehearsing
they were rehearsing
Past Perfect
I had rehearsed
you had rehearsed
he/she/it had rehearsed
we had rehearsed
you had rehearsed
they had rehearsed
Future
I will rehearse
you will rehearse
he/she/it will rehearse
we will rehearse
you will rehearse
they will rehearse
Future Perfect
I will have rehearsed
you will have rehearsed
he/she/it will have rehearsed
we will have rehearsed
you will have rehearsed
they will have rehearsed
Future Continuous
I will be rehearsing
you will be rehearsing
he/she/it will be rehearsing
we will be rehearsing
you will be rehearsing
they will be rehearsing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rehearsing
you have been rehearsing
he/she/it has been rehearsing
we have been rehearsing
you have been rehearsing
they have been rehearsing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rehearsing
you will have been rehearsing
he/she/it will have been rehearsing
we will have been rehearsing
you will have been rehearsing
they will have been rehearsing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rehearsing
you had been rehearsing
he/she/it had been rehearsing
we had been rehearsing
you had been rehearsing
they had been rehearsing
Conditional
I would rehearse
you would rehearse
he/she/it would rehearse
we would rehearse
you would rehearse
they would rehearse
Past Conditional
I would have rehearsed
you would have rehearsed
he/she/it would have rehearsed
we would have rehearsed
you would have rehearsed
they would have rehearsed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rehearse - engage in a rehearsal (of)
performing arts - arts or skills that require public performance
perform, do, execute - carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance"
walk through - perform in a perfunctory way, as for a first rehearsal
scrimmage - practice playing (a sport)

rehearse

verb
1. practise, prepare, run through, go over, train, act, study, ready, repeat, drill, try out, recite A group of actors are rehearsing a play about Joan of Arc.
2. recite, practice, go over, run through, tell, list, detail, describe, review, relate, depict, spell out, recount, narrate, trot out (informal), delineate, enumerate Anticipate any tough questions and rehearse your answers.

rehearse

verb
1. To do or perform repeatedly so as to master:
2. To give a verbal account of:
Translations
يَتَدَرَّبُيُدَرِّب على تَمْثيل الرِّوايَه
zkoušetcvičit
indøveøve (sig)
harjoitellakerratatoistaa
isprobati
elpróbálfelmondismételelmesél
æfa
リハーサルをする
예행 연습하다
repetavimasrepeticijarepetuoti
mēģināt
vaditi
repetera
ฝึกซ้อม
prova etmekprova yapmak/etmek
diễn tập

rehearse

[rɪˈhɜːs]
A. VT (Mus, Theat) → ensayar; (= enumerate) → enumerar, repetir
B. VI (Mus, Theat) → ensayar

rehearse

[rɪˈhɜːrs]
vt
[+ show, performance, dance] → répéter; [+ rôle, part] → répéter
She spent hours rehearsing her part → Elle a passé des heures à répéter son rôle.
[+ answer] → répéter
Rehearse your answers → Répétez les réponses que vous allez donner.
We encouraged them to rehearse what to say → Nous les encouragions à répéter ce qu'ils allaient dire.
Walker rehearsed his apologies to Clare → Walker répétait les excuses qu'il allait faire à Clare.
vi (for show, performance, dance)répéter
to rehearse for sth → répéter pour qch

rehearse

vt
(Theat, Mus) play, concertproben; personproben lassen; argument(wieder) anführen; to rehearse what one is going to sayeinüben, was man sagen will
(= recite)aufzählen
viproben

rehearse

[rɪˈhɜːs] vt (Mus, Theatre) → provare; (one's part) → ripassare; (what one is going to say) → ripetere

rehearse

(rəˈhəːs) verb
to practise (a play, piece of music etc) before performing it in front of an audience. You must rehearse the scene again.
reˈhearsal noun
1. the act of rehearsing.
2. a performance done for practice. I want the whole cast at tonight's rehearsal.
dress rehearsal
a final rehearsal (of a play, opera etc) in which the actors or singers wear their costumes etc.

rehearse

يَتَدَرَّبُ zkoušet øve (sig) proben κάνω πρόβα ensayar harjoitella répéter isprobati fare le prove リハーサルをする 예행 연습하다 repeteren øve zrobić próbę ensaiar репетировать repetera ฝึกซ้อม prova etmek diễn tập 排练
References in classic literature ?
Rushworth could seldom get anybody to rehearse with him: his complaint came before her as well as the rest; and so decided to her eye was her cousin Maria's avoidance of him, and so needlessly often the rehearsal of the first scene between her and Mr.
I have brought my book, and if you would but rehearse it with me, I should be so obliged
You must rehearse it with me, that I may fancy you him, and get on by degrees.
He too had his book, and was seeking Fanny, to ask her to rehearse with him, and help him to prepare for the evening, without knowing Miss Crawford to be in the house; and great was the joy and animation of being thus thrown together, of comparing schemes, and sympathising in praise of Fanny's kind offices.
They could not act, they could not rehearse with any satisfaction without her.
Butterworth, she reflected that it is impossible to foretell the future with any degree of accuracy, that it is impossible to rehearse life.
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Each of the main productions rehearses twice a week, with smaller productions on top of that, so we probably have about 14 rehearsals each week.
Then, of course there is Hobson's Chorus, a small male voice choir which rehearses at Clayton West.
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The choir rehearses at the school every Wednesday during term time from 3.
His dance partner Natalie Lowe said: "Ricky rehearses on Hollyoaks from 7am to 7pm every day so we've only got from 8pm to midnight each night.