Associations to the word «Anthem»

Wiktionary

ANTHEM, noun. (archaic) Antiphon.
ANTHEM, noun. A choral or vocal composition, often with a religious or political lyric.
ANTHEM, noun. A hymn of praise or loyalty.
ANTHEM, noun. (informal) A very popular song or track.
ANTHEM, verb. (transitive) (poetic) To celebrate with anthems.

Dictionary definition

ANTHEM, noun. A song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school).
ANTHEM, noun. A song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation).

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley