Enumerate vs Rehearse - What's the difference?

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Enumerate is a synonym of rehearse.


As verbs the difference between enumerate and rehearse

is that enumerate is to specify each member of a sequence individually in incrementing order while rehearse is to repeat, as what has been already said; to tell over again; to recite.

enumerate

English

Verb

(enumerat)
  • To specify each member of a sequence individually in incrementing order.
  • To determine the amount of.
  • rehearse

    English

    Verb

    (rehears)
  • To repeat, as what has been already said; to tell over again; to recite.
  • There's no need to rehearse the same old argument; we've heard it before, and we all agree.
  • To narrate; to relate; to tell.
  • The witness rehearsed the events of the night before for the listening detectives.
  • To practice by recitation or repetition in private for experiment and improvement, prior to a public representation; as, to rehearse a tragedy .
  • The lawyer advised her client to rehearse her testimony before the trial date.
  • To cause to rehearse; to instruct by rehearsal.
  • The director rehearsed the cast incessantly in the days leading up to opening night, and as a result they were tired and cranky when it arrived.
  • * Charles Dickens
  • He has been rehearsed by Madame Defarge as to his having seen her.

    Derived terms

    * rehearsal