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cord

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cord

  1. 1 a length of braided, flexible material that is used for tying or connecting things <a vacuum cleaner with an extra long cord> Synonyms cable, lace, lacing, line, rope, string, wire Related Words guy, halyard, lanyard, stay; bungee cord, whipcord

  2. 2 a uniting or binding force or influence <the cords of trust and affection that exist between the longtime friends> Synonyms cement, bond, knot, ligature, link, tieRelated Words attachment, connection, fastening, hookup, joint, linkage, linkup, nexus, tie-up, union, yoke; affection, fondness, sympathy; fetter, handcuff, manacle, shackle, trammel; constraint, curb, hampering, limit, limitation, restraint, restrictionNear Antonyms detaching, disengaging, parting, separation; unbinding, unfastening, unfettering, untying (or untieing); emancipation, freedom, liberation, release




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