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chime

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of chime

  1. 1 usually chimes pl  a series of short high ringing sounds <the welcoming chimes on our doorbell> Synonyms tinkle(s), jingle, tintinnabulationRelated Words clatter, jangle, rattle; chink, clang, clank, clink, ding-dong, ping, ring; chirr, ripple, trill, warble

  2. 2 peaceful coexistence <firmly believes that science and religion can keep chime with one another> Synonyms harmony, comity, compatibility, concord, peaceRelated Words amity, companionship, compatibleness, congeniality, fellowship, fraternization, friendship; collaboration, reciprocity, symbiosis; agreement, consensus, unanimity; cohesion, cohesiveness, unity; affinity, connection, empathy, kinship, oneness, rapport, solidarity, sympathy, understanding; peacefulness, sereneness, serenity, sweetness and light, tranquillity (or tranquility)Near Antonyms antagonism, antipathy, enmity, hatred, hostility, unfriendliness; alienation, breach, divorce, estrangement, rupture, schism, scission, severance; dissent, dissidence; anarchy, disorder, disturbance, strife, turmoilAntonyms conflict, discord, dissension (also dissention), variance




chime

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of chime

  1. 1 to form a pleasing relationship <the restaurant's manor-house decor chimes perfectly with the chef's traditionalist take on haute cuisine> Synonyms agree, assort, blend, harmonize, chime in, conform, consort, coordinate, grooveRelated Words balance, correlate, correspond, dovetail, hang together, match; meet, parallel; bond, coalesce, cohere, conjoin, fuse, merge, square, tallyNear Antonyms contradict, contrast, counter, differ, diverge, jar; cancel (out), counteract, negate, offsetAntonyms clash, collide, conflict

  2. 2 to make the clear sound heard when metal vibrates <the doorbell chimed just as we were sitting down to eat> Synonyms bong, {h,2}ring, knell, peal, tollRelated Words chink, clang, clank, clash, clink, ding, ding-dong, gong, jangle, jingle, ping, plink, plunk (or plonk), tang, tingle, tinkle; echo, resonate, resound, reverberate

  3. 3 to say or state again <TV commercial that chimes the same message over and over> Synonyms repeat, din, iterate, rehearse, reiterateRelated Words paraphrase, reword; echo, reecho; mouth, parrot; abstract, encapsulate, epitomize, outline, recap, recapitulate, summarize, sum up




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