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string

string

 
 
pronunciation:
strIng
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a cord or thin rope.
He tied a string to his balloon.
synonyms:
lace, line
similar words:
cord, rope, strand, tie, twine
definition 2: something like a string.
These strings of spaghetti aren't fully cooked.
similar words:
length, rope, strand, thread
definition 3: a necklace made of pearls or beads placed on a cord with a thread.
She wore a string of pearls to the fancy dinner.
similar words:
beads, necklace, strand
definition 4: a series of things arranged or happening in order.
The string of accidents made me uneasy.
synonyms:
series
similar words:
cascade, chain, line, run, train
definition 5: a thin cord or wire on a musical instrument that makes a sound when plucked or played with a bow.
I need to buy a new string for my violin.
definition 6: (plural) musical instruments that have strings.
The strings are an important part of an orchestra.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: strings, stringing, strung
definition 1: to supply with a string or strings.
He strung his guitar.
similar words:
bind, lash, tie
definition 2: to thread on a cord or string.
She will string the beads to make a necklace.
similar words:
link
definition 3: to stretch between two points.
We strung the clothesline between two trees.
similar words:
hang, stretch, suspend
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