A lyric poem of some length, usually of a serious or meditative nature and having an elevated style and formal stanzaic structure.
A simple liturgical song in which a string of syllables or words is sung to each tone
A fervent expression of joy or praise:
An old round dance often accompanied by singing.
A popular song, especially a rock song felt to sum up the attitudes or feelings associated with a period or social group.
(Roman Catholic Church) A service that includes the office of Vespers. No longer in ecclesiastical use.
A repetitive recital, series, or list:
A cry of “hosanna.”
A polyphonic composition based on a sacred text and usually sung without accompaniment.
A hymn whose words are taken from the Bible, used in certain church services
A long, dramatic musical composition, usually on a religious theme, consisting of arias, recitatives, choruses, etc. sung to orchestral accompaniment but without stage action, scenery, or costumes
A short liturgical text chanted or sung responsively preceding or following a psalm, psalm verse, or canticle.
A chorus or choir.
A slow, mournful musical composition.
A wildly enthusiastic speech or piece of writing.
The lesser doxology, which (in Latin) begins Gloria Patri (glory to the Father)
A psalm or hymn sung or played at the opening of a Christian worship service
The service of dawn which constitutes the second (or, when said together with matins, the first) of the canonical hours and includes psalms of praise; morning prayer
The canticle beginning Magnificat anima mea Dominum (“My soul doth magnify the Lord”).
A specially worded form used to address God, a god, or another object of worship.
A book setting forth the ritual to be observed in church processions
A recession from a church.
A musical composition for such a mass.
(Proper) An ancient Christian hymn beginning Te Deum laudamus (We praise thee, O God)
Any of the sacred songs in praise of God constituting the Book of Psalms in the Bible
Find another word for hymn. In this page you can discover 30 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hymn, like: religious song, song of worship, ode, chant, paean, carol, anthem, evensong, litany, hosanna and motet.