Definitions for seances

seances sé·ance

Spelling: [sey-ahns]
IPA: /ˈseɪ ɑns/

Seances is a 7 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 8 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 10 points.

You can make 123 anagrams from letters in seances (aceenss).

Definitions for seances


  1. a meeting in which a spiritualist attempts to communicate with the spirits of the dead.
  2. a session or sitting, as of a class or organization.

Origin of seances

1795-1805; French: session, equivalent to sé-, base of seoir to sit1 (Latin sedēre) + -ance -ance

Examples for seances

At the termination of the seance, the spirit-voice said, 'We are going'.

That is partly why I think there was no seance held last night.

Then followed the usual sort of thing which follows at this sort of seance.

The seance is of old and elder men, of whom Socrates is the youngest.

Patience is necessary in conducting a seance, and perseverance is essential.

Colazione is Italian for a collection, a meeting, a seance, a sitting.

This is the first seance I have ever taken part in, but I must believe now.'

When Old Stone Face had been staring at them during the seance—seance?

Then there was a seance held last night in the little salon!

But the commission had not yet commenced its seance; and they had time to look about them.

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