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Meaning of REHEARSAL

Pronunciation:  ree'hursul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (psychology) a form of practice; repetition of information (silently or aloud) in order to keep it in short-term memory
  2. [n]  a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert); "he missed too many rehearsals"; "a rehearsal will be held the day before the wedding"

REHEARSAL is a 9 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: dry run, run through
 See Also: dress rehearsal, drill, exercise, practice, practice session, recitation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Re*hears"al\ (r?*h?rs"a), n.
The act of rehearsing; recital; narration; repetition;
specifically, a private recital, performance, or season of
practice, in preparation for a public exhibition or exercise.

      In rehearsal of our Lord's Prayer.       --Hooker.

      Here's marvelous convenient place for our rehearsal.

{Dress rehearsal} (Theater), a private preparatory
   performance of a drama, opera, etc., in costume.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are attending a rehearsal, suggests that you are getting ready for life or enter into the real world.