Definition of Cantillate

1. Verb. Recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm. "They will cantillate the duet"; "The rabbi chanted a prayer"

Exact synonyms: Chant, Intonate, Intone
Specialized synonyms: Singsong
Generic synonyms: Sing
Derivative terms: Cantillation, Chant, Chanter, Chanting, Intonation, Intonation, Intonation, Intonation, Intonation, Intonation, Intonation, Intonation



Definition of Cantillate

1. v. i. To chant; to recite with musical tones.

Definition of Cantillate

1. Verb. To chant, or to recite musically (especially in a synagogue) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cantillate

1. [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cantillate

canticoys
canticum
canticums
cantier
cantiest
cantiga
cantigas
cantilena
cantilenas
cantilever
cantilever beam
cantilever bridge
cantilevered
cantilevering
cantilevers
cantillate (current term)
cantillated
cantillates
cantillating
cantillation
cantillations
cantina
cantinas
cantiness
canting
cantingly
cantings
cantion
cantions
cantle

Literary usage of Cantillate

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1. A Dictionary of the Hawaiian Language to which is Appended an English by Lorrin Andrews (1865)
"То chant; to cantillate; to Hing singly. 2. To sing in chorus or concert Pvk. 15:1. To sing with joy; to sing and dance. See HULA. ME-LE, ยป. ..."

2. Narrative of a Tour Through Armenia, Kurdistan, Persia and Mesopotamia: With by Horatio Southgate (1840)
"... is generally a Mollah in each village who teaches the children in winter, but the sum of the instruction is, as before said, to teach them to cantillate ..."

3. Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of Music by William Smythe Babcock Mathews, Emil Liebling (1896)
"cantillate (kun'ffl-late). To chant, to recite with musical tones. Cantillation. A chanting, a recitation with m usical modulations. ..."

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