Chant and Lay


Chant noun - A repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone.
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Synonyms for Chant

Lay and chant are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Lay" instead a noun "Chant".


Lay noun - A short musical composition for the human voice often with instrumental accompaniment.
Usage example: she sang a short lay in dedication to her husband

Chant and lay are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Chant" instead a noun "Lay".

Nearby Words: laying, laid

Common collocations

egg chant egg lay egg
hands chant hands lay hands

Both words in one sentence

  • Hwang Yang Long's ultimate move with Granveil: Kafuu Seiun Ken had him chant this (missing the Sai) to enhance his Flaming Sword with further power and after blowing black winds that turn into fire to the enemy, he proceeds to lay smackdown on the enemy.
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Lay or Chant. 2016. Accessed June 28, 2022.
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