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chip

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of chip

  1. 1 a small flat piece separated from a whole <wood chips were spread over the ground between the plants> Synonyms flake, sliver, spall, splint, splinter Related Words bit, disk (or disc), fragment, part, particle, portion, scrap, section, shard; flinders, shiver, smithereens; shred, tatter; clipping, paring, shave, shaving, snippet; leaf, sheet, slice Near Antonyms chunk, hunk, lump, slab

  2. 2 a V-shaped cut usually on an edge or a surface <watch out for the chip on the rim of that drinking glass> Synonyms notch, hack, indent, indentation, indenture, kerf, nickRelated Words joggle, nock, punch, snip; groove, score, undercut; slit, slot

  3. 3 chips pl  something (as pieces of stamped metal or printed paper) customarily and legally used as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment <was in the chips after hitting it big in the lottery> Synonyms bread [slang], bucks, cabbage [slang], cash, change, chips, coin, currency, dough, gold, green, jack [slang], kale [slang], legal tender, lolly [British], long green [slang], loot, lucre, moola (or moolah) [slang], needful, pelf, scratch [slang], shekels (also sheqels or shekelim or shekalim or sheqalim), tender, wampumRelated Words coinage, specie; dead presidents [slang], folding money, paper money, scrip; banknote, cashier's check, check, draft, money order, note, promissory note; bill, dollar, greenback; bankroll, capital, finances, funds, roll [slang], wad, wallet; chump change, dibs [slang], dime, mite, peanuts, pittance, shoestring; big bucks, bomb [British], boodle, bundle, earth, fortune, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, pot; abundance, means, opulence, riches, treasure, wealth; resources, wherewithal; mad money, petty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending money




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