rehearse


rehearse
01. The band [rehearsed] for weeks before finally beginning to record.
02. Sean O'Casey once said that all the world's a stage, and most of us are desperately [unrehearsed].
03. Our last [rehearsal] before tomorrow night's concert will be held after school today.
04. The leading actor was injured during the [rehearsal] for the fight scene, and had to be replaced.
05. We have been [rehearsing] for the play daily for over 3 weeks now. I think we're ready.
06. Someone once said that life has no [rehearsals], only performances.
07. There was a show on television which showed a number of young women going through [rehearsals] to become pop singers.
08. [Rehearsals] for the play have been really stressful because the director is very demanding.
09. The invasion is being described as a [rehearsal] for a larger invasion in the weeks to come.
10. The lead dancer injured her ankle during the [rehearsal] and had to be replaced for the opening-night performance.
11. Everyone was nervous, and unsure of their lines during the first [rehearsal] for our school play.
12. The band is busy [rehearsing] some new material for the CD they hope to begin recording in the next couple of months.
13. After ten weeks of [rehearsals], the play opens tonight at the Belfry Theater.
14. Information in short-term memory is quickly forgotten if not [rehearsed], due to decay and interference.

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  • Rehearse — Re*hearse (r?*h?rs ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rehearsed} ( h?rst ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rehearsing}.] [OE. rehercen, rehersen, OF. reherser, rehercier, to harrow over again; pref. re re + hercier to harrow, fr. herce a harrow, F. herse. See {Hearse}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rehearse — [ri hʉrs′] vt. rehearsed, rehearsing [ME rehercen < OFr rehercer, lit., to harrow again < re , again + hercer, to harrow < herce, a harrow: see HEARSE] 1. to repeat aloud as heard or read; recite 2. to tell in detail; narrate or describe …   English World dictionary

  • Rehearse — Re*hearse , v. i. To recite or repeat something for practice. There will we rehearse. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rehearse — index practice (train by repetition), recite, review Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • rehearse — (v.) c.1300, to give an account of, from Anglo Fr. rehearser, O.Fr. rehercier to go over again, repeat, lit. to rake over, from re again (see RE (Cf. re )) + hercier to rake, harrow (see HEARSE (Cf. hearse)). Meaning to say o …   Etymology dictionary

  • rehearse — *relate, narrate, describe, recite, recount, state, report Analogous words: *repeat, iterate, reiterate: detail, itemize, particularize (see corresponding adjectives at CIRCUMSTANTIAL) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • rehearse — [v] prepare for performance act, depict, describe, do over, drill, dry run*, experiment, go over, go through, hold a reading*, hone, iterate, learn one’s part, narrate, practice, ready, recapitulate, recite, recount, reenact, reiterate, relate,… …   New thesaurus

  • rehearse — ► VERB 1) practise (a play, piece of music, or other work) for later public performance. 2) state (a list of points that have been made many times before). ORIGIN originally in the sense «repeat aloud»: from Old French rehercier, perhaps from… …   English terms dictionary

  • rehearse — [[t]rɪhɜ͟ː(r)s[/t]] rehearses, rehearsing, rehearsed 1) VERB When people rehearse a play, dance, or piece of music, they practise it in order to prepare for a performance. [V n] In his version, a group of actors are rehearsing a play about Joan… …   English dictionary

  • rehearse — v. (D; intr., tr.) to rehearse for (to rehearse for a concert) * * * [rɪ hɜːs] (D; intr., tr.) to rehearse for (to rehearse for a concert) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • rehearse — verb ADVERB ▪ carefully ▪ mentally ▪ She mentally rehearsed what she would say to Jeff. PREPOSITION ▪ for ▪ We re reh …   Collocations dictionary