Home   Reverse Dictionary   Customize   Browse Dictionaries    Help   


Word, phrase, or pattern:  

Jump to: General, Art, Business, Computing, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Religion, Science, Slang, Sports, Tech, Phrases 

We found 35 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word descant:
Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "descant" is defined.

General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. descant: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. descant: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. descant: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. descant: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. descant: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. descant: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. descant: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. descant: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. descant: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. descant: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. descant: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. Descant, descant: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. descant: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. descant: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Descant (journal), Descant (magazine), Descant: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. Descant: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. descant: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. descant: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. Descant: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. descant: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. descant: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. descant: Luciferous Logolepsy [home, info]
  23. descant: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. descant: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. descant: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. descant: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. DESCANT: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  2. Descant: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. descant: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. descant: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. descant: The Folk File [home, info]
  2. Descant: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Descant: Sweetwater Music [home, info]

Quick definitions from Macmillan (
American English Definition British English Definition

Provided by

Quick definitions from WordNet (descant)

noun:  a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
verb:  talk at great length about something of one's interest
verb:  sing in descant
verb:  sing by changing register; sing by yodeling

Word origin

Words similar to descant

Popular adjectives describing descant

Phrases that include descant:   descant viol, figurate descant

Words similar to descant:   descanted, descanting, discant, warble, yodel, melody, more...

This is a OneLook Word of the Day, which means it might be in the news.

Search for descant on Google or Wikipedia

Search completed in 0.087 seconds.

Home   Reverse Dictionary   Customize   Browse Dictionaries    Privacy    API    Autocomplete service    Help    Word of the Day