AskDefine | Define encore

Dictionary Definition

encore n : an extra or repeated performance; usually given in response to audience demand v : request an encore, from a performer

User Contributed Dictionary



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  1. A brief extra performance, done after the main performance is complete.
    To play an encore.


brief extra performance after the main performance is complete


  1. In the context of "said by audience members after a performance": Please perform again!


please perform again
  • Albanian: bis
  • German: Zugabe!
  • Spanish: otra, bis



"during hour" (cognate with Italian ancora)




  1. still
    Vous êtes encore là?
    Are you still here?
  2. more
    Voulez-vous encore du pain?
    Would you like more bread?
    T'en veux encore?
    You want some more?
  3. again
    Encore une fois.
    Once again.


Extensive Definition

Encore may refer to:
In music:
Other uses:
  • Encore wiki, the Educational Network and Community for Open Resource Exchange
  • Encore, a 1951 film
  • Encore, a 1996 film by French director Pascal Bonitzer
  • Encore, a Premium movie network operated by Starz Encore Group
  • Encore Computer, an early maker of parallel computers and real-time software
  • z8 Encore!, a microcontroller made by ZiLOG
  • Adobe Encore DVD, a DVD authoring software tool produced by Adobe Systems.
  • On-Cor, a brand of frozen foods pronounced as encore
  • A casino resort currently under construction at Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • On radio or television, an "encore performance" may be a euphemism for a rerun
  • Showtime Greats, an Australian television channel previously known as Encore
encore in German: Encore
encore in Korean: 앙코르
encore in Japanese: アンコール (曖昧さ回避)
encore in Swedish: Encore

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

acclaim, acclamation, afresh, again, anew, another time, applause, big hand, bis, burst of applause, cheer, clap, clapping, clapping of hands, da capo, de novo, ditto, echo, eclat, freshly, from the beginning, hand, handclap, handclapping, hear, new, newly, once again, once more, ovation, over, over again, plaudit, popularity, repeat, repeat performance, replay, replaying, reprise, return match, round of applause, thunder of applause, twice over, two times, yet again
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