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  1. song
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  2. noun

    • 1. a short poem or other set of words set to music or meant to be sung.

      Synonym : air, strain, ditty, melody, tune, popular song, pop song, number, track, lay
    • 2. singing or vocal music:

      the young airmen broke into song
    • 3. a musical composition suggestive of a song.

    • 4. the musical phrases uttered by some birds, whales, and insects, typically forming a recognizable and repeated sequence and used chiefly for territorial defense or for attracting mates.

      Synonym : call(s), calling, chirp(s), chirping, cheep(s), cheeping, peep(s), peeping, chirrup(s), chirruping, warble(s), warbling, trill(s), trilling, twitter, twittering, whistling, piping, birdsong
    • 5. a poem, especially one in rhymed stanzas:

      The Song of Hiawatha
    • 6. poetry.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: song, plural noun: songs

    • a dynasty that ruled in China ad 960–1279. The period was marked by the first use of paper money and by advances in printing, firearms, shipbuilding, clockmaking, and medicine.
    • noun

      a short poem or other set of words set to music or meant to be sung:

      singing or vocal music:

    • a dynasty that ruled in China ad 960–1279.
    • noun

      an unaccompanied secular song with three or more voice parts, typically homophonic rather than contrapuntal in style.
    • Vietnamese name for Red River
    • noun

      a North American bird related to the buntings, having streaky brown and gray plumage and noted for its constant and characteristic song.
    • performing well
    • noun

      a song sung before or after someone's death or to commemorate the dead.
    • noun

      a common European and central Asian thrush with a buff spotted breast, having a loud song in which each phrase is repeated two or three times.
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