A song of praise or worship.
An expression of praise to God, especially a short hymn sung as part of a Christian worship service.
(ambitransitive) To sing a hymn.
In Christian worship: A hymn expressing praise and honor to God; a form of praise to God designed to be sung or chanted by the choir or the congregation.
‘David breaks forth into these triumphant praises and doxologies.’;
(transitive) To praise or extol in hymns.
a hymn or verse in Christian liturgy glorifying God
An ode or song of praise or adoration; especially, a religious ode, a sacred lyric; a song of praise or thanksgiving intended to be used in religious service; as, the Homeric hymns; Watts' hymns.
‘Admonishing one another in psalms and hymns.’; ‘Where angels first should practice hymns, and stringTheir tuneful harps.’;
A doxology (Ancient Greek: δοξολογία doxologia, from δόξα, doxa 'glory' and -λογία, -logia 'saying') is a short hymn of praises to God in various forms of Christian worship, often added to the end of canticles, psalms, and hymns. The tradition derives from a similar practice in the Jewish synagogue, where some version of the Kaddish serves to terminate each section of the service.
To praise in song; to worship or extol by singing hymns; to sing.
‘To hymn the bright of the Lord.’; ‘Their praise is hymned by loftier harps than mine.’;
To sing in praise or adoration.
a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
sing a hymn
praise by singing a hymn;
‘They hymned their love of God’;
A hymn is a type of song, usually religious, specifically written for the purpose of adoration or prayer, and typically addressed to a deity or deities, or to a prominent figure or personification. The word hymn derives from Greek ὕμνος (hymnos), which means .
‘a song of praise’;