(noun, verb)


1. a song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school)

Definition categories: communication, song, vocal

2. a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)

Similar word(s): hymn

Definition categories: communication

Sentences with anthem as a noun:

- The school's anthem sang of its many outstanding qualities, and it was hard to keep a straight face while singing.

- The choir sang a selection of Christmas anthems at the service just before the big day.


1. (transitive, poetic) To celebrate with anthems.