Synonyms of song
1 balladDictionary • a voice singing a Spanish song
ballad • one of the most beautiful ballads he ever wrote
air • an old Irish air
tune • She was humming a merry little tune.
lay • Yeats used Comyn's `The Lay of Oisin on the Land of Youth' as a source.
strain • She could hear the tinny strains of a chamber orchestra.
carol • The singing of Christmas carols is ultimately of pagan origin.
chant • We were listening to a CD of Gregorian chant.
melody • a catchy melody with a frenetic beat
anthem • the Olympic anthem
hymn • Readings were accompanied by an old Irish hymn.
psalm • He recited the twenty-third psalm.
shanty • one of my father's favourite sea shanties
waiata (New Zealand)
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• an old Irish air
anthemAn anthem is a song which is used to represent a particular nation, society, or group and which is sung on special occasions.
• the Olympic anthem
balladA ballad is a slow, romantic, popular song.
• one of the most beautiful ballads he ever wrote
Thesaurus for song from the Collins English Thesaurus
a piece of music, usually employing a verbal text, composed for the voice, esp one intended for performance by a soloist