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Song appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Mother at song no star, eh Tom?
  • O render gnostic illicit song, red Nero.
  • One Maltese song aide, he diagnoses ET lame, no?
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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 song:


Song is sometimes a misspelling of sang, sing or sound.

The word song is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun song

What does song mean as a name of something?

Song is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: songs

  1. a short musical composition with words
  2. a distinctive or characteristic sound
    • examples: the song of bullets was in the air | the song of the wind | the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead
    • lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
    • more generic word: sound = the sudden occurrence of an audible event
  3. the act of singing
    • example: with a shout and a song they marched up to the gates
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of song: strain
    • more generic term: vocal music = music that is vocalized
    • more specific words:
  4. the characteristic sound produced by a bird
  5. a very small sum
    • example: he bought it for a song
    • lexical domain: Possessions - nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
    • more generic words: bargain / buy / steal = an advantageous purchase
  6. the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy


Song was the country ruled by the Song Dynasty in China between 960 and 1279.

Phrases with Song

Phrases starting with the word Song:

  1. Song Sol.
  2. Song Wren
  3. song thrush

Phrases ending with the word Song:

  1. boat song
  2. Diss song
  3. folk song
  4. love song
  5. love-song
  6. Part song
  7. Sing-Song
  8. Sol. Song
  9. swan song
  10. work song
  11. cover song
  12. for a song
  13. Plain-Song
  14. siren song
  15. theme song
  16. torch song
  17. Insert Song

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Song

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Google previewNational Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America (2006)

by Jon Lloyd Dunn, Jonathan K. Alderfer

Song is a series of loud, ringing zwect notes; gives a dry chip note and buzzy flight call. Range: Fairly common. The only eastern warbler that nests in tree or other cavities and crannies; usually selects a low site along streams or surrounded by ...

Google previewNational Geographic Illustrated Birds of North America (2009)

by Jon Lloyd Dunn, Jonathan K. Alderfer

Song is a loud whip-poorwill clear and mellow in eastern birds, with accent on first and last syllables; rough and burry in southwestern race arizonae (probably a separate species), with strongest accent on last syllable. Whip-poor-will is much ...

Google previewNational Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America (2008)

by Jon Dunn, Jonathan K. Alderfer

Voice: Song is a loud, liquid whistling with many variations, including cue cue cue and cheer cheer cheer and purty purty purty. Both sexes sing almost year- round. Common call is a sharp chip. Range: Very small numbers of eastern birds ...

Google previewBirds of North America (2001)

A Guide To Field Identification by Chandler S. Robbins, Bertel Bruun, Herbert Spencer Zim

The usual song is a 3-fold or double whis— tle; a simple call note is typical. A more varied song is heard at dawn. MOUNTAIN BLUEBIRD Sialia curmcoirics Fairly common. The sky—blue plumage of the male is diagnostic; neither sex has a ...

Google previewSelected Prose and Prose-Poems (2010)

by Gabriela Mistral

Beauty A song is the wound of love that things opened in us. Coarse man, the only thing that arouses you is a woman's...

A song is a response we offer to the beauty of the world.

Google previewTaduno's Song (2016)

by Odafe Atogun

Taduno's Song is a moving tale of sacrifice, love and courage.

Google previewMusic and Coexistence (2014)

A Journey across the World in Search of Musicians Making a Difference by Osseily Hanna

The song is a wordplay of a Palestinian saying bukra fil mishmish, which literally means “When pigs fly” (the extra let- ter l changes the meaning completely). Tonight there are guests from Israel, Mexico, and Brazil having a drink while the sun ...

Google previewSouthern Cultures: 2013 Global Southern Music Issue, Enhanced Ebook (2013)

Spring 2013 Issue, includes Music tracks by Harry L. Watson, Jocelyn Neal

The originalMarley song is a favorite in West Africa, where the lyrics about a Diasporic warrior (whom, Marley sings, was “Stolen from Africa, taken to America” ) meet a chantable chorus of “Wooy-yooy-yooy.” Americanness and Africanness ...

Google previewThe Souls of Black Folk (2014)

The Oxford W. E. B. Du Bois by W. E. B. Du Bois

The third song is the cradlesong of death which all men know,— “Swing low, sweet chariot,”—whose bars begin the life story of “Alexander Crummell.” Then there is the song of many waters, “Roll, Jordan, roll,” a mighty chorus with minor ...

Google previewThe Bedside Dream Dictionary (2007)

by Silvana Amar

Melody/Song. Hearing sounds in your dreams can be looked at from a spiritual point of view.Nice sounds are usually positive symbols. Some may say that in your dream state you have traveled to other higher and more spiritual plains.

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (2013)

by Garland Encyclopedia of World Music,

Sierra Leone: Maninka mansareh bolo praise song .......... ................................................ 34 2. Algeria: Tuareg takəmba song “Khadisia” ............ ........................................................... 52 3. Somalia: Caayar “dhaanto” (excerpt) .

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Africa ; South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean ; The United States and Canada ; Europe ; Oceania (2008)

by Ellen Koskoff

Sierra Leone: Maninka mansareh bolo praise song .......................................................... 34 2. Algeria: Tuareg takəmba song “Khadisia” ....................................................................... 52 3 ...

Google previewThe Ringo Starr Encyclopedia (2012)

by Bill Harry

The song, written by Richard B. Smith and Felix Bernard, was originally featured in the Ziegfeld Follies show in 1934. Ringo was on lead vocals, drums and percussion, Mark Hudson on bass, electric guitar and backing vocals, Steve Dudas ...

Google previewDictionary: English-Neapolitan; Neapolitan-English (2014)

by Dale Erwin, Tessa Fedele

song; sempe 'a stessa ~ always the same song and dance. canzuncèlla n.f. (dim. of ...

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Quotes about Song

A poet's song
Is one of singing.

A poet's song
Is one of felling.

A poet's song
Is one of thanksgiving

A poet's song
Is one of understanding.

A poet's song
Is one of knowledge.

A poet's song
Is one of wisdom. (Natasha Norville)
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Scrabble value of S1O1N1G2

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of SONG

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