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ser·e·nade [ser-uh-neyd]
noun

1. a complementary piece of music sung or played at night in the open air, typically by a man under the window of his lover.
2. a performance of a serenade.

verb (used with object), verb (used without object), ser·e·nad·ed, ser·e·nad·ing.

3. to perform or entertain (someone) with a serenade.

Origin

1640-50; < French sérénade < Italian serenata; see serenata

Synonyms

1. divertimento, nocturne