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chimes

noun
plural of chime

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a series of short high ringing sounds
  • the welcoming chimes on our doorbell

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chimes

verb
present tense third-person singular of chime

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1 to form a pleasing relationship
  • the restaurant's manor-house decor chimes perfectly with the chef's traditionalist take on haute cuisine

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2 to make the clear sound heard when metal vibrates
  • the doorbell chimed just as we were sitting down to eat

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3 to say or state again
  • TV commercial that chimes the same message over and over

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“Chimes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chimes. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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