plural of string

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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

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2 a series of persons or things arranged one behind another
  • a string of cars stretching as far as we could see

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3 a series of things linked together
  • recounted the string of events that led to the murder

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present tense third-person singular of string

Synonyms of strings (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Strings.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 8 December 2019.

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to constrict the range or activity of

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