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string

string

 
 
pronunciation:
strIng
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
pull strings, with no strings attached
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a cord or slender rope used for binding or lacing.
synonyms:
lace, line
similar words:
cord, rope, strand, tie, twine
definition 2: something that resembles such a cord.
similar words:
length, rope, strand, thread
definition 3: a necklace made of pearls or beads threaded on a cord; strand.
similar words:
beads, necklace, strand
definition 4: a series of things arranged or happening in succession.
a string of coincidences
synonyms:
series
similar words:
cascade, chain, concatenation, line, run, train
definition 5: a tightly stretched cord or wire on a musical instrument that produces a sound when plucked or bowed.
similar words:
catgut
definition 6: (pl.) musical instruments that have such cords or wires.
phrase: pull strings
phrase: with no strings attached
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: strings, stringing, strung
definition 1: to equip or furnish with a string or strings.
similar words:
bind, lash, tie
definition 2: to thread on a cord or string.
similar words:
link
definition 3: to arrange in a certain order or series.
similar words:
arrange, line, marshal, row
definition 4: to stretch (a cord or string) between two points.
He strung the clothesline in the back yard.
similar words:
hang, stretch, suspend
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to form into a string or something that resembles string.
definition 2: to occur or move in a certain order or series.
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