Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun song

6 senses of song

Sense 1
song, vocal -- (a short musical composition with words; "a successful musical must have at least three good songs")
       => musical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of music -- (a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements")

Sense 2
song -- (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")
       => sound -- (the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them")

Sense 3
song, strain -- (the act of singing; "with a shout and a song they marched up to the gates")
       => vocal music -- (music that is vocalized (as contrasted with instrumental music))

Sense 4
birdcall, call, birdsong, song -- (the characteristic sound produced by a bird; "a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age")
       => animal communication -- (communication between animals (of the same species))

Sense 5
song -- (a very small sum; "he bought it for a song")
       => bargain, buy, steal -- (an advantageous purchase; "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price")

Sense 6
Sung, Sung dynasty, Song, Song dynasty -- (the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy)
       => dynasty -- (a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family)

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