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chime in

verb

Definition of chime in

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to combine harmoniously <the artist's illustrations chime in perfectly with the text — Book Production>

  3. 2 :  to break into a conversation or discussion especially to express an opinion

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to remark while chiming in



Examples of chime in

  1. <I don't like that show at all, my friend chimed in>

  2. <unfortunately, his views on child rearing don't chime in with those of his new wife, who has two children from a previous marriage>



1681

First Known Use of chime in

1681



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