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Definition of Chant


  1. To utter with a melodious voice; to sing.
  2. To celebrate in song.
  3. To sing or recite after the manner of a chant, or to a tune called a chant.
  4. To make melody with the voice; to sing.
  5. To sing, as in reciting a chant.
  6. Song; melody.
  7. A short and simple melody, divided into two parts by double bars, to which unmetrical psalms, etc., are sung or recited. It is the most ancient form of choral music.
  8. A psalm, etc., arranged for chanting.
  9. Twang; manner of speaking; a canting tone.
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Chant Translations

chant in German is Gesang, Kirchenlied
chant in Norwegian is sang, messe