chime in

verb

Definition of chime in

intransitive verb
1 :to combine harmoniously
  • the artist's illustrations chime in perfectly with the text
  • Book Production
2 :to break into a conversation or discussion especially to express an opinion
transitive verb
:to remark while chiming in

Examples of chime in in a Sentence

  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

First Known Use of chime in

1681

chime in Synonyms

Synonyms
break in, interrupt, chip in [chiefly British], cut in, interpose, intrude
Antonyms
clash, collide, conflict
Related Words
barge (in), bother, horn in; add, contribute, put in
Near Antonyms
contradict, contrast, counter, differ, diverge, jar; cancel (out), counteract, negate, offset


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