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hymns, plural;
  1. Praise or celebrate (something)
    • - Johnson's reply hymns education
  2. Sing hymns

  1. A religious song or poem, typically of praise to God or a god
    • - a Hellenistic hymn to Apollo
  2. A formal song sung during Christian worship, typically by the whole congregation

  3. A song, text, or other composition praising or celebrating someone or something
    • - a most unusual passage like a hymn to the great outdoors

  1. a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
  2. sing a hymn
  3. 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. The word hymn derives from Greek ὕμνος (hymnos), which means "a song of praise. ...
  4. "Hymn" is a song by techno artist Moby, released as the second single from his 1995 album Everything Is Wrong. The single peaked at #31 on the UK Singles Chart.
  5. Wave is an album by the Patti Smith Group, released May 17, 1979 on Arista Records. This album was less commercially successful than its predecessor, Easter, although it continued the band's evolution towards more radio-friendly mainstream pop music.
  6. Cædmon (or) is the earliest English poet whose name is known. An Anglo-Saxon herdsman attached to the double monastery of Streonæshalch (Whitby Abbey) during the abbacy of St. ...
  7. Hymn (stylized as hymn), which stands for Hear Your Music aNywhere is a piece of computer software, and the successor to the PlayFair program. ...
  8. "Hymn" is a 1982 hit single from Ultravox's sixth studio album Quartet (the third studio album recorded with vocalist Midge Ure) that reached #11 on the UK Top 40 singles chart and #6 in Switzerland.
  9. a song of praise or worship; To sing a hymn; to praise or worship by singing
  10. (Hymns) To dream of hearing hymns sung, denotes contentment in the home and average prospects in business affairs. See Singing.
  11. Hymns and chants are found in all religions, because it is natural to sing in praise of God, and to express gratitude to Him for His Gifts of Love and eternal Life. ...
  12. sacred words set to music; church vocal music involving the congregation and distinguished from the Psalm or anthem.
  13. A religious poem set to music.
  14. Sung praise to a deity, meant for communal use and usually in a chordal style.
  15. From the Greek "to sing praise." Songs sung -- generally in praise to a God -- by a congregation or choir.
  16. 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.
  17. A religious song consisting of one or more repeating rhythmical stanzas. In classical Roman literature, hymns to Minerva and Jupiter survive. The Greek poet Sappho wrote a number of hymns to Aphrodite. More recently a vast number of hymns appear in Catholic and Protestant religious lyrics. ...
  18. Technically, a hymn is a song in which the singers praise, worship, or thank God. However, many church songs that are called hymns today are not directed to God at all, but to the congregation (as a testimony), to newcomers (as an invitation), or the congregation even sings to itself (as self- ...
  19. Sacred poetry set to music and sung in the course of the services of the church.* In modern Anglican practice, hymns are generally sung by the congregation.
  20. A song, prayer or speech in honour of God.
  21. 'A song of praise to God'. Usually sung with the congregation. There are many hymnals (books of hymns), such as 'Ancient and Modern (revised)', 'English Hymnal', etc.
  22. Occurs only Eph 5:19 and Col 3:16. The verb to "sing an hymn" occurs Mat 26:30 and Mar 14:26. The same Greek word is rendered to "sing praises" Act 16:25 (R.V., "sing hymns") and Heb 2:12. ...
  23. A song expressive of praise, adoration, or elevated emotion; specifically, a metrical composition, divided into stanzas, intended to be sung in religious worship
  24. A song, often a chorale, written in praise of God, or for a religious congregation.
  25. A hymn is a song of praise, whether to a god, saint or hero. The plainchant hymn has a place in the Divine Office. In Protestant Christian worship, where the hymn assumed considerable importance, after the chorales of Martin Luther and his followers, the metrical homophonic form dominated.