Rehearse Definition

rehearsed, rehearses, rehearsing
rehearsed, rehearses, rehearsing
To rehearse a play, concert, etc.
Webster's New World
To tell in detail; narrate or describe in sequence and at length.
Webster's New World
To perform (a play, concert, etc.) for practice, in preparation for a public or formal performance.
Webster's New World
To repeat aloud as heard or read; recite.
Webster's New World
To repeat or practice as if rehearsing.
To rehearse an alibi.
Webster's New World

Origin of Rehearse

  • Middle English rehercen to repeat from Old French rehercier re- re- hercier to harrow (from herce harrow hearse)

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

  • From Middle English rehersen, from Anglo-Norman reherser.

    From Wiktionary

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