Hymn meaning

hĭm
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A song of praise or joy; a paean.
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The definition of a hymn is a religious song or song of praise, especially a song sung during Christian worship.

Amazing Grace is an example of a hymn.

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To praise, glorify, or worship in or as if in a hymn.
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To sing hymns.
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A song of praise or thanksgiving to God or a deity.
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To express or praise in a hymn.
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To sing a hymn.
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Any song of praise or glorification.
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A song in praise or honor of God, a god, or gods.
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To sing (a hymn).
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To praise or extol in hymns.
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Origin of hymn

  • Middle English imne from Old French ymne from Latin hymnus song of praise from Greek humnos

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English ymne, borrowed from Old French ymne, from Latin hymnus, borrowed from Ancient Greek ὕμνος (hymnos)

    From Wiktionary