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chant in Religion & thought topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchantchant1 /tʃɑːnt $ tʃænt/ ●○○ verb [intransitive, transitive]  1 AGAINto repeat a word or phrase again and again protesters chanting anti-government slogans2 APMSINGto sing or say a religious song or prayer in a way that involves using only one note or tone a priest chanting the liturgy→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
chantProtesters clapped and chanted.She chanted aloud: now and at the hour of our death amen.The old man continued to chant and Corbett suddenly felt more relaxed.We could hear monks chanting as we entered the monastery.You just sit on the ground, chant, douse yourself with gasoline and light a match.DiMaggio came to the window as the crowd chanted, "Joe, Joe!"Yet each year they continue to chant the get-tough mantra: more funding, more firepower and stiffer sanctions.The priests and deacons chanted the liturgy that has barely changed in more than a thousand years.He was there when the killers streamed down from the surrounding hills, chanting war cries.I just hope they're chanting when we win the Championship.