Rehearse Re*hearse" (r?*h?rs"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rehearsed} (-h?rst"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rehearsing}.] [OE. rehercen, rehersen, OF. reherser, rehercier, to harrow over again; pref. re- re- + hercier to harrow, fr. herce a harrow, F. herse. See {Hearse}.] 1. To repeat, as what has been already said; to tell over again; to recite. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

When the words were heard which David spake, they rehearsed them before Saul. --1 Sam. xvii. 31. [1913 Webster]

2. To narrate; to relate; to tell. [1913 Webster]

Rehearse the righteous acts of the Lord. --Judg. . v. 11. [1913 Webster]

3. To recite or repeat in private for experiment and improvement, before a public representation; as, to rehearse a tragedy. [1913 Webster]

4. To cause to rehearse; to instruct by rehearsal. [R.] [1913 Webster]

He has been rehearsed by Madame Defarge as to his having seen her. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To recite; recapitulate; recount; detail; describe; tell; relate; narrate. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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