antiphonal definition

  • adjective:
    • associated with or resembling an antiphon.
    • Answering responsively, as with antiphony.
    • Occurring or responding in turns; alternating: "this inquisitive antiphonal commitment between the two guys” ( Henry A. Kissinger).
    • described as antiphones or antiphony; integrating alternative, or receptive performing by a choir divided in to two components.
    • Of or related to antiphony, or alternative performing; sung alternatively by a divided choir or opposing choirs.
    • containing or making use of responses; alternating
    • concerning or resembling an antiphon or antiphony
    • concerning or resembling an antiphon.
    • Answering responsively, as in antiphony.
    • Developing or responding in turns; alternating: "this wondering antiphonal relationship between your two males” ( Henry A. Kissinger).
    • Characterized by antiphones or antiphony; incorporating alternative, or receptive performing by a choir split into two parts.
    • Of or with respect to antiphony, or alternate singing; sung alternatively by a divided choir or opposing choirs.
    • containing or utilizing reactions; alternating
    • regarding or resembling an antiphon or antiphony
  • noun:
    • An antiphonary.
    • a novel of antiphons or anthems sung or chanted at a liturgy; an antiphonary or antiphoner.
    • An antiphon; an item sung or chanted in an antiphonal fashion.
    • A book of antiphons or anthems.
    • A book of antiphons or anthems; an antiphonary.
    • bound collection of antiphons
    • An antiphonary.
    • a novel of antiphons or anthems sung or chanted at a liturgy; an antiphonary or antiphoner.
    • An antiphon; an item sung or chanted in an antiphonal way.
    • a novel of antiphons or anthems.
    • a novel of antiphons or anthems; an antiphonary.
    • bound assortment of antiphons
  • others:
    • related to or marked by antiphony or receptive singing; antiphonary.
    • regarding or marked by antiphony or responsive performing; antiphonary.

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