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chime

noun

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  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, 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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