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Definitions of song

  1. the characteristic sound produced by a bird; " a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age"
  2. a very small sum; " he bought it for a song"
  3. the act of singing; " with a shout and a song they marched up to the gates"
  4. a short musical composition with words; " a successful musical must have at least three good songs"
  5. a distinctive or characteristic sound; " the song of bullets was in the air"; " the song of the wind"; " the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead"
  6. the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy
  7. A trifle.
  8. That which is sung or uttered with musical modulations of the voice, whether of a human being or of a bird, insect, etc.
  9. A lyrical poem adapted to vocal music; a ballad.
  10. More generally, any poetical strain; a poem.
  11. Poetical composition; poetry; verse.
  12. An object of derision; a laughingstock.
  13. A rhythmic and tuneful musical sound uttered by the voice of a human being, bird, insect, etc.; a lyric or ballad; poetry; a poem which can be set to music; a musical composition to be rendered by the voice.
  14. That which is sung: a short poem or ballad: the melody to which it is adapted: a poem, or poetry in general: the notes of birds: a mere trifle: ( B.) an object of derision.
  15. Short poem to be sung; music for such a poem; notes of birds, insects, & c.
  16. The rendering of vocal music; more widely, any melodious utterance.
  17. Poetry; verse.
  18. A mere trifle.
  19. That which is sung or uttered with musical modulations of the voice; a little poem to be sung; a ballad; a hymn; a strain; poetry in general; the notes of birds; a mere trifle. Song of Solomon, a canonical book of the Old Testament.
  20. A short poem intended or fit to be sung; a ballad; a lay; a strain; the notes of birds; poetry; a mere trifle.
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Quotes of song

  1. The whole industry evolves around a great song – Michael Bolton
  2. So writing a song is much harder than doing a classical piece for me, because in a classical piece, I can just let the mood dictate what's going to happen. – Glenn Danzig
  3. I had always wanted to write a song called, The Vicious Circle. I always thought it was like, the kids are born there, they grow up there, they die there. – Mac Davis
  4. It's a little gross to put yourself in every song I mean, how interesting do people really think you are? – Jakob Dylan
  5. One of my favorite songs from the album is a song called 'For Better or Worse,' and it's basically about unconditional love, which is, I'd say, an ongoing theme in my personal life. – Debbie Gibson
  6. I do a cover of a Velvet Underground song and they were one of the most important bands, for me. – Martin Gore
  7. My son- and what's a song A thing begot within a pair of minutes, thereabout, a lump bred up in darkness. – Thomas Kyd
  8. I had this song called Helter Skelter, which is just a ridiculous song So we did it like that, 'cuz I like noise. – Paul McCartney
  9. I've never written a song in my life. It's all a big hoax. – Elvis Presley
  10. Ian and Sylvia, who, when you got right down to it, were essentially country and western singers. I just recorded his Four Strong Winds. It's a wonderful song – Dave Van Ronk
  11. A so -called happy marriage corresponds to love as a correct poem to an improvised song – Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
  12. Well, I make every song I sing personal. I've never chosen a song that wasn't. – Carly Simon
  13. Finding fresh song topics can sometimes be quite difficult. – Peter Steele
  14. Peace Train is a song I wrote, the message of which continues to breeze thunderously through the hearts of millions of human beings. – Cat Stevens
  15. We worked very hard to make the lyrics suit the music. I can't, like Elton John, for example, compose by lyrics. Elton has a great talent for that. Whatever you give him, including your questions, he composes in half an hour and makes a great song out of it. – Rick Wright

Usage examples for song

  1. Love's old sweet song – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. I on the contrary have brought mine, and she has promised to give you a song – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  3. A Song in the Night. – Kept for the Master's Use by Frances Ridley Havergal
  4. I did not think the world held so much song – The Dales of Arcady by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
  5. And make me a little song – Flower of the Dusk by Myrtle Reed
  6. Goatleaf, men call this song in English. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
  7. To this day I do not know how I got through with that first song that night. – A Minstrel In France by Harry Lauder
  8. That's some song ain't it? – Torchy, Private Sec. by Sewell Ford
  9. Song after song was called for. – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  10. Where did you git that little song – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  11. But all at once the steady song of the engine began to grow different. – The Girl Aviators and the Phantom Airship by Margaret Burnham
  12. We'll go at that third song first. – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  13. I liked the spirit of thy song – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  14. Light conversation and song – The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies by Ralph Connor
  15. The Lord is my strength and song and He is become my salvation: ... – Bible-Readings-for-the-Home-Circle by
  16. But you'll be able to manage the song won't you? – A Mummer's Wife by George Moore
  17. We'll have a song when we get home. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  18. Do you know the song – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  19. " I am looking for a song for you, George," she said. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  20. But, for Burke, the whole world had burst suddenly into song – The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter

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