rehearsal etymology

English word rehearsal comes from English -al, English rehearse

Detailed word origin of rehearsal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-al English (eng) (organic chemistry) Forms the names of aldehydes. Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.. Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
rehearse English (eng) (ambitransitive) To practice by recitation or repetition in private for experiment and improvement, prior to a public representation, especially in theater. (transitive) To narrate; to relate; to tell.. (transitive) To repeat, as what has been already said; to tell over again; to recite.. (transitive, theatre) To cause to rehearse; to instruct by rehearsal.
rehearsal English (eng) The practicing of something which is to be performed before an audience, usually to test or improve the interaction between several participating people, or to allow technical adjustments with respect to staging to be done.

Words with the same origin as rehearsal

Descendants of -al
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