Chant and Song


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Chant noun – A repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone.
Song is a synonym for chant in cry topic. In some cases you can use "Song" instead a noun "Chant", when it comes to topics like incantation, melody, dirge, singing. popular alternative
Nearby Words: chanted, chanter, chanting, chantry, chantage
Synonyms for Chant


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Song noun – A short musical composition for the human voice often with instrumental accompaniment.
Usage example: she sang a little-known song for the talent show

Chant is a synonym for song in melody topic. You can use "Chant" instead a noun "Song", if it concerns topics such as ballad, dirge, singing. popular alternative
Nearby Word: songful
Synonyms for Song

How words are described

known known chant known song
full full chant full song
long long chant long song
similar similar chant similar song
Other adjectives: specific, certain, original, popular, real, little, catchy, famous, new, well-known, traditional, titular, ending, different, creepy, upbeat.

Both words in one sentence

  • In a similar vein, "Alright" by Kendrick Lamar, with its chorus calling for hope in the face of systematic racism, has become a popular chant/song at Black Lives Matter protests.
    Source: Protest Song
  • In Cyrano de Bergerac the Gacony Cadets have a chant/song they do for Christian to demonstrate their togetherness.
    Source: Battle Chant
  • Crowd Song See also Sound Off where a military group uses a song or chant to keep everybody in time.
    Source: Crowd Song
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