Definitions of singing
  1. noun
    the act of singing vocal music
    synonyms: vocalizing
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    a capella singing, a cappella singing
    singing without instrumental accompaniment
    bel canto
    a style of operatic singing
    singing with florid ornamentation
    singing joyful religious songs (especially at Christmas)
    the act of singing popular songs in a sentimental manner
    singing in a soft low tone
    scat, scat singing
    singing jazz; the singer substitutes nonsense syllables for the words of the song and tries to sound like a musical instrument
    harmonisation, harmonization
    singing in harmony
    the act of singing with closed lips
    chanting, intonation
    the act of singing in a monotonous tone
    singing by a soloist of the opening piece of plainsong
    singing popular songs accompanied by a recording of an orchestra (usually in bars or nightclubs)
    singing with three or more voice parts
    hymnody, psalmody
    the act of singing psalms or hymns
    singalong, singsong
    informal group singing of popular songs
    solfege, solfeggio
    a voice exercise; singing scales or runs to the same syllable
    solfege, solfeggio, solmization
    singing using solfa syllables to denote the notes of the scale of C major
    singing by changing back and forth between the chest voice and a falsetto
    liturgical chanting
    type of:
    musical performance
    the act of performing music
    vocal music
    music that is vocalized (as contrasted with instrumental music)
  2. noun
    disclosing information or giving evidence about another
    synonyms: tattle, telling
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    disclosure, revealing, revelation
    the speech act of making something evident
  3. adjective
    smooth and flowing
    synonyms: cantabile
    melodic, melodious, musical
    containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody
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