Anthem ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Anthem ( noun )

  1. A rousing or uplifting song identified with a particular group, body, or cause.
  2. A song or hymn of praise or gladness.

Origin:

Mid 16th century (in the sense "church hymn"): from greek antiphōna "response", from anti- "against" + phōnē "voice".

Examples:

  1. The national anthem was played at the start of the ceremony.
  2. The rock band wrote an anthem for the city's sports team.
  3. The anthem was a powerful expression of national pride.
  4. The anthem's lyrics were about freedom and unity.
  5. The anthem was played at the end of the movie.

(As a verb)

Anthem ( verb )

  1. A rousing or uplifting song identified with a particular group, body, or cause.
  2. A song or hymn of praise or gladness.

Origin:

Mid 16th century (in the sense "church hymn"): from greek antiphōna "response", from anti- "against" + phōnē "voice".

Examples:

  1. The national anthem was played at the start of the ceremony.
  2. The rock band wrote an anthem for the city's sports team.
  3. The anthem was a powerful expression of national pride.
  4. The anthem's lyrics were about freedom and unity.
  5. The anthem was played at the end of the movie.
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