Repertoire Definition

rĕpər-twär
noun
The stock of plays, operas, roles, songs, etc. that a company, actor, singer, etc. is familiar with and ready to perform.
Webster's New World
All the musical or theatrical works of a particular category, or of a particular writer, composer, etc., available for performance.
Webster's New World
The class of compositions in a genre.
Has excellent command of the chanteuse repertoire.
American Heritage
The stock of special skills, devices, techniques, etc. of a particular person or particular field of endeavor.
Webster's New World
Repertoire is all the skills or remembered performances of a particular person.
An example of repertoire is someone knowing all the songs to Grease, Les Miserables and Cabaret.
An example of repertoire is the range of knots that a sailor can tie.
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Other Word Forms of Repertoire

Noun

Singular:
repertoire
Plural:
repertoires

Origin of Repertoire

  • Borrowing from French répertoire, from Late Latin repertorium (“an inventory, list, repertory"), from Latin reperire (“to find, find out, discover, invent"), from re- (“again") + parire, usually parere (“to produce").

    From Wiktionary

  • French répertoire from Old French from Late Latin repertōrium repertory

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

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