a dress rehearsal for a Broadway play


I attended my friend's wedding rehearsal.

band, choir, choral, orchestra, orchestral, play

I'll see you at band rehearsal on Monday!

conduct, do, have, hold

We only had one full rehearsal.

attend, go to
take place

How did the rehearsal go?

hall (esp. AmE), room, space, studio
schedule, time
dinner (AmE)

The wedding rehearsal dinner is tonight.

at (a/the) rehearsal

He apologized for his outburst at rehearsal.

during (a/the) rehearsal

During the dress rehearsal she suddenly forgot her lines.

in rehearsal

They're performing every night and they have another production in rehearsal.

rehearsal for

rehearsals for ‘Romeo and Juliet’

rehearsal of

a rehearsal of the final scene

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  • rehearsal — [ri hʉr′səl] n. [ME rehersaille: see REHEARSE & AL] 1. the act of rehearsing, reciting, or recounting [a rehearsal of her troubles] 2. a drilling or repeating for practice before future performance 3. a) a practice performance of a play, concert …   English World dictionary

  • rehearsal — late 14c., “restatement,” from REHEARSE (Cf. rehearse) + AL (Cf. al). Sense in theater and music is from 1570s. Rehearsal dinner attested by 1953 …   Etymology dictionary

  • rehearsal — index discipline (training), preparation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • rehearsal — [n] preparation for performance call, description, drill, dry run*, experiment, going over, practice, practice session, prep*, reading, readying, recital, recitation, recounting, rehearsing, relation, retelling, run through, shakedown*, test… …   New thesaurus

  • rehearsal — ► NOUN 1) a trial performance of a play or other work for later public performance. 2) the action or process of rehearsing …   English terms dictionary

  • Rehearsal — For other uses, see Rehearsal (disambiguation) or Dress rehearsal (disambiguation) Dress rehearsal of The Mikado, 1885 A rehearsal is a preparatory event in music and theatre (and in other contexts) that is performed before the official public… …   Wikipedia

  • rehearsal — n. 1) to conduct, hold; schedule a rehearsal 2) a dress, final rehearsal 3) a rehearsal for 4) at a rehearsal (I ll see you at the dress rehearsal) * * * [rɪ hɜːs(ə)l] final rehearsal hold schedule a rehearsal a dress a rehearsal for to conduct …   Combinatory dictionary

  • rehearsal — re|hears|al [rıˈhə:səl US ə:r ] n 1.) [U and C] a time when all the people in a play, concert etc practise before a public performance rehearsal for/of ▪ a rehearsal for Romeo and Juliet in rehearsal ▪ The dialogue was worked out by actors in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rehearsal — [[t]rɪhɜ͟ː(r)s(ə)l[/t]] rehearsals 1) N VAR: oft N for/of n A rehearsal of a play, dance, or piece of music is a practice of it in preparation for a performance. → See also dress rehearsal The band was scheduled to begin rehearsals for a concert… …   English dictionary

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