Synonyms of descant


1. descant, discant, accompaniment, musical accompaniment, backup, support

usage: a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody


1. descant, sing

usage: sing in descant

2. yodel, warble, descant, sing

usage: sing by changing register; sing by yodeling; "The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains"

3. descant, discourse, talk about, discuss

usage: talk at great length about something of one's interest

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Definition and meaning of descant (Dictionary)