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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun choir:

consortchoir

Choir is sometimes a misspelling of prior.

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Definition of the noun choir

What does choir mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: choirs

  1. a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic word: chorus = a group of people assembled to sing together
    • member: chorister = a singer in a choir
  2. a family of similar musical instrument playing together
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • synonym of choir: consort
    • more generic word: set = a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
  3. the area occupied by singers; the part of the chancel between sanctuary and nave
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: area = a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function
    • part of: bema / chancel / sanctuary = area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir

Alternative definition of the noun choir

noun

  1. singing group; group of people who sing together; company of people who are trained to sing together
  2. the part of a church where the 'choir' assembles for song
  3. [qualifier, Christian angelology] one of the nine ranks or orders of angels

Definition of the verb choir

What does choir mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: choired | choiring | choirs

  1. sing in a choir
    • example: Sam and Sue choir
    • domain: music
    • lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
    • synonym of choir: chorus
    • more generic word: sing = produce tones with the voice

Group

Choir a.k.a. The Choir is an atmospheric Christian alternative rock band, led by Derri Daugherty on guitar and vocals, Steve Hindalong on drums—who also writes most of the band's lyrics—along with Tim Chandler on bass guitar, Dan Michaels on saxophone and lyricon and Marc Byrd on guitar. Starting in the early 1980s from its roots in the Calvary Chapel organization, the group has recorded 14 studio albums, 3 EPs, and 3 live albums to date. The band maintains an extensive tour schedule both collectively and on individual projects.

Music

  1. "Choir" is a song by Dave Holland.
  2. "Choir" is a musical album of "Father John" D'Amico Trio.

Artwork

"Choir" is an artwork.

Characters

  1. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  2. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  3. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  4. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  5. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  6. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  7. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  8. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  9. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  10. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  11. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  12. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  13. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  14. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  15. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  16. Choir is a fictional character from the 2011 American political drama film "The Ides of March".
  17. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  18. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  19. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  20. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  21. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  22. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  23. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  24. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  25. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  26. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  27. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  28. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  29. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  30. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  31. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  32. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  33. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  34. Choir is a fictional character from the 2012 film Madea's Witness Protection.
  35. Choir is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Choir Boy and Choir Member.

Miscellanea

  1. Choir: A choir is a musical ensemble of singers. Choral music, in turn, is the music written specifically for such an ensemble to perform.
    • also known as Chorale, Chorus
  2. Choir: Architecturally, the choir is the area of a church or cathedral that provides seating for the clergy and choir. It is usually in the eastern part of the chancel between the nave and the sanctuary. The choir is occasionally located in the western part of the nave, usually when geographical conditions do not permit an altar facing the East.
    • also known as Quire
  3. Choir a.k.a. Choir! is a Japanese four-panel comic strip manga series written and illustrated by Tenpō Gensui, which began serialization in Tokuma Shoten's seinen manga magazine Monthly Comic Ryū in October 2008. The manga follows the everyday life of three high school girls. The first bound volume was released on May 20, 2008, followed by the second volume on August 20, 2009.
  4. Choir is a TV spot.
    • award: - Clio Award for Film nomination for Grey London

Phrases with Choir

Phrases starting with the word Choir:

  1. choir loft
  2. choir school

Phrases ending with the word Choir:

  1. to choir
  2. Preach to the Choir

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Choir

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Google previewThe Musical Times (1909)

The choir is the work of Archbishop Walter de Grey (1216-1256).

Google previewHereford and Worcester (1836)

by John Britton

Facing the choir is a curious composition representing a monk, seemingly in a shivering condition, sitting before a fire. The fire-place or chimney piece is trefoil headed, and from its centre a pot hangs by a chain over the fire; the monk is ...

Google previewCruchley's Picture of London, or visitor's assistant (1831)

by George Frederick Cruchley

choir is a marble slab, bearing an inscription in Latin, of which the following is a translation : — " Beneath lies Christopher Wren, the architect of this church and city, who lived more than ninety years, not for himself alone, but for the public.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Choral Music (2010)

by Melvin P. Unger

TERMINOLOGY The term choir is often used synonymously with chorus: both designate ensembles performing vocal music (with or without instrumental accompaniment), often in parts, with more than one singer performing each vocal part.

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Musical Terms (1884)

To which is Prefixed an Introduction to the Elements of Music by Frederick Niecks

CHOIR ORGAN— CHROMATIC. Choir organ. A portion of the organ, consisting of a set of stops and a corresponding keyboard, called thus in distinction from the more powerful " great organ." Chor(Ger-). (1) A choir. (2) A chorus.

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio (2010)

by Christopher H. Sterling, Cary O'Dell

The Mormon Choir first sang in Utah's Salt Lake Valley more than 150 years ago, coming into existence in 1847. Therewas no“Tabernacle” or organ at that time so the group sang in an improvised bowerof trees where adobe blocks and poles ...

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Quotes about Choir

58% of the American public are with us. We're preaching to the choir, but the choir's not singing, if all of the 58% started singing, this war would end. (Cindy Sheehan)
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Scrabble value of C3H4O1I1R1

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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