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string

noun

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  1. 1 a length of braided, flexible material that is used for tying or connecting things a piece of string won't hold that gate shut if a big wind comes along Synonyms cable, lace, lacing, line, rope, cord, wireRelated Words guy, halyard, lanyard, stay; bungee cord, whipcord

  2. 2 a series of persons or things arranged one behind another a string of cars stretching as far as we could see Synonyms column, cue, file, queue, range, line, trainRelated Words echelon, rank, row, tier; chain, progression, sequence, succession; array

  3. 3 a series of things linked together recounted the string of events that led to the murder Synonyms catena, catenation, concatenation, consecution, nexus, progression, sequence, chain, trainRelated Words chain reaction; belt, circle, cycle, vicious circle (also vicious cycle); continuum, gamut, gauntlet (also gantlet), scale, spectrum; flow, river, stream; file, line, queue, range, row, succession


string

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of string

  1. to put together into a series by means of or as if by means of a thread the prosecuting attorney strung the evidence together so that the accused man really did look guilty Synonyms concatenate, threadRelated Words chain, connect, join, link, unite; interlace, intersperse, intertwine, interweave, lace, weave, wreathe


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