Hymn

A hymn is a type of song, usually religious, specifically written for the purpose of praise, adoration or prayer, and typically addressed to a deity or deities, or to a prominent figure or personification. Although most familiar to speakers of English in the context of Christian churches, hymns are also a fixture of other world religions, especial...
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Hymn

• (n.) An ode or song of praise or adoration; especially, a religious ode, a sacred lyric; a song of praise or thankgiving intended to be used in religious service; as, the Homeric hymns; Watts` hymns. • (v. t.) To praise in song; to worship or extol by singing hymns; to sing. • (v. i.) To sing in praise or adoration.Hymn: words in t...
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hymn

anthem noun a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
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Hymn

[software] Hymn (stylized as hymn), which stands for Hear Your Music aNywhere is a piece of computer software, and the successor to the PlayFair program. The purpose of Hymn, according to its author (who is currently anonymous for fear of legal proceedings), is to allow people to exercise their fair use rights under United States copyright ...
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Hymn

Hymn (hĭm) noun [ Middle English hympne , ympne , French hymne , Old French also ymne , Latin hymnus , Greek ...; perhaps akin to ... web, ... to weave, and so to English weave .] An ode or song of praise or adoration; especially, a religious ode, a sac...
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Hymn

Hymn intransitive verb To sing in praise or adoration. Milton.
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Hymn

Hymn transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hymned ; present participle & verbal noun Hymning .] [ Confer Latin hymnire , Greek ....] To praise in song; to worship or extol by singing hymns; to sing. « To hymn ...
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hymn

a poem praising God or other divine being or place, often sung. E.g., Sabine Baring-Gould, John Henry Newman, Isaac Watts, Charles Wesley, and John Wesley.
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Hymn

A poem praising god or other divine being or place, often sung. E.g., sabine baring-gould, john henr
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Hymn

A religious song consisting of one or more repeating rhythmical stanzas. In classical Roman literatu
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hymn

a religious song.
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Hymn

A song of praise and glorification. Most often to honor God.
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hymn

a song of praise, especially a religious song
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Hymn

A song specifically written as a song of praise, adoration or prayer, typically addressed to a god.
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Hymn

A worship song. Influential hymn writers include Fanny Crosby and Charles Wesley.
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Hymn

From the Greek, hymnos, or hymn, song. Poetic-musical composition, usually of praise. Hymns abound in the Bible: many of the Psalms have this character
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hymn

hymn, song of praise, devotion, or thanksgiving, especially of a religious character (see also cantata).Early Christian hymnody consisted mainly of the Psalms and the great canticles Nunc dimittis, Magnificat, and Benedictus from the Bible and of the Sanctus, Gloria in excelsis, and Te Deum. These w...
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Hymn

Originally a hymn was a song of praise sung in honour of gods and heroes on festivals, with the accompaniments of music and dancing. Amongst the Hindus the hymns of the Rig-Veda, amongst the Hebrews the psalms, and amongst the Greeks the so-called Orphic and Homeric hymns are good examples. The early Christian hymns are full of devotional feeling. ...
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Hymn

Poem written in praise of God and usually sung in Christian worship e.g. Light Shining Out of Darkness by William Cowper. Cowper collaborated with John Newton to write the Olney Hymns (1771-72).
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hymn

Song in praise of a deity. Examples include Akhenaton's hymn to the Aton in ancient Egypt, the ancient Greek Orphic hymns, Old Testament psalms, extracts from the New Testament (such as the `Ave...
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hymn

Song in praise of a deity. Examples include Akhenaton's hymn to the Aton in ancient Egypt, the ancient Greek Orphic hymns, Old Testament psalms, extracts from the New Testament (such as the `Ave Maria`), and hymns by the English writers John Bunyan (`Who Would True Valour See`) and Charles Wesley (`Hark! The Herald ...
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Hymn

Song in praise of God
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hymn

strictly, a song used in Christian worship, usually sung by the congregation and characteristically having a metrical, strophic (stanzaic), ... [22 related articles]
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hymn

[n] - a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation) 2. [v] - sing a hymn 3. [v] - praise by singing a hymn
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