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  • nounchorus of song
  • verbsing simple song or song part

synonyms for chant

  • hymn
  • mantra
  • melody
  • shout
  • singing
  • tune
  • carol
  • croon
  • incantation
  • intonation
  • lilt
  • psalm
  • song
  • trill
  • warble
See also synonyms for: chanted / chanting
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The heaving bodies, the smashed glass, the chants, the rants — all of those are the easily identifiable markers of civil unrest that we see when CNN covers Belarus, or apparently, Washington.
MANY OF THE IMAGES FROM THE CAPITOL RIOT SHOWED THE TERROR. ONE HIGHLIGHTED THE SMUGNESS.MONICA HESSEJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If he were in the familiar, comfortable confines of the American Airlines Center in downtown Dallas, the cheers and chants would have made complete sense.
IT’S HARD NOT TO BELIEVE IN LUKA DONČIĆDOROTHY J. GENTRYDECEMBER 23, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Wall smiled and wiggled his shoulders in celebration before stepping to the free throw line and completing the four-point play as chants of “M-V-P” rang down from the crowd.
THE GREATEST MOMENTS OF JOHN WALL’S DECADE WITH THE WIZARDSSCOTT ALLENDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
When a building manager attempted to explain the limit, the crowd shouted him down with chants of “Let us in!”
‘WE WILL NOT ALLOW ANYONE TO STOP US’: DAY AND NIGHT, UNDER HISTORIC SCRUTINY, THE NATION’S VOTE COUNTERS CARRIED ONAMY GARDNER, REIS THEBAULT, HANNAH KNOWLES, MICHELLE LEENOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In another video, the moms sang a common protest chant to the tune of an old lullaby, crooning, “Hands up, please don’t shoot me,” while facing down police in riot gear.
EARLY MEMBERS OF ‘WALL OF MOMS’ REFLECT ON WHERE THEY WENT WRONG AS PROTESTS IN PORTLAND CONTINUEBROOKE HENDERSONOCTOBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
L'Occision des chiens est accoste de la tabagie et de ce qui suyt la tabagie, du chant et des danses.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Hence also the word was particularly used to signify any complaint or lament, or a chant at the burial-service.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Without pausing in his chant—it happened to be one of triumph—without even looking at her, the leader indicated an empty chair.
HILDASARAH JEANETTE DUNCAN
The pathos of the chant almost made his listener shrink, so immediate and searching was it.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
As for sounds, the silence was unbroken save by the chant of the telegraph wires and the crying of the plovers on the waste.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
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WORDS RELATED TO CHANT

  • canticle
  • chant
  • chorus
  • hymn
  • melody
  • paean
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