• (v. i.) Originally, a double song; a melody or counterpoint sung above the plain song of the tenor; a variation of an air; a variation by ornament of the main subject or plain song.
  • (v. i.) The upper voice in part music.
  • (v. i.) The canto, cantus, or soprano voice; the treble.
  • (v. i.) A discourse formed on its theme, like variations on a musical air; a comment or comments.
  • (v. i.) To sing a variation or accomplishment.
  • (v. i.) To comment freely; to discourse with fullness and particularity; to discourse at large.

Compare descant with other words:

descant vs. descent

descant vs. discant

descant vs. descanter

descant vs. echo

descant vs. obligato

decant vs. descant

descant vs. discuss

descant vs. theme

descant vs. sung

descant vs. played

descant vs. melody

counterpoint vs. descant

descant vs. discourse

descant vs. expatiate

cant vs. descant