|1.||[ noun ] (music,fine art) a short musical composition with words|
"a successful musical must have at least three good songs"
|Related terms:||musical_composition ballad dirge ditty lullaby roundelay serenade drinking_song work_song lied folk_song barcarole aria lovesong partsong scolion religious_song torch_song love-song golden_oldie anthem lyric refrain sing|
|2.||[ noun ] (music) the act of singing|
"with a shout and a song they marched up to the gates"
|Related terms:||vocal_music aria carol aria cavatina lullaby sing|
|3.||[ noun ] a distinctive or characteristic sound|
"the song of bullets was in the air" "the song of the wind" "the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead"
|Related terms:||sound whistle|
|4.||[ noun ] the characteristic sound produced by a bird|
|Synonyms:||call birdsong birdcall|
"a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age"
|Related terms:||animal_communication sing|
|5.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3660|
|6.||[ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 2439|
|7.||[ noun ] the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy|
|Synonyms:||sung sung_dynasty song_dynasty|
|8.||[ noun ] a very small sum|
"he bought it for a song"