Synonyms for Hymn:
n.canticle, hosanna, motet, evensong, Christmas Carol, litany, alma mater, cover, calypso, chanty, paean, song of worship, ode, oratorio, chant. •anthem (noun)
symphony, bebop, carol, lullaby, arrangement, psalm, song, serenade, tune, lyric, music, blues, score, chorus, quartet, composition, vocalization, ditty, syncopation, sonata, air, concerto, harmony, aria, ballet, melody, concert, jazz, ballad, instrumental.
•religious song (noun)
psalm, ode, aria, oratorio, canticle, hosanna, chant, evensong, carol, paean, ditty.
Usage examples for hymn
John Hay suggested that he copy a hymn a few hundred lines of Young's " Night Thoughts," and an equal amount of Pollak's " Course of Time." – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009