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Synonyms for chain
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chain, concatenationnoun

    a series of things depending on each other as if linked together

    "the chain of command"; "a complicated concatenation of circumstances"

    Synonyms:
    chain of mountains, mountain range, concatenation, range of mountains, range, chemical chain, mountain chain, strand, string

    Antonyms:
    unchain

  2. chain, chemical chainnoun

    (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)

    Synonyms:
    chain of mountains, mountain range, concatenation, range of mountains, range, chemical chain, mountain chain, strand, string

    Antonyms:
    unchain

  3. chainnoun

    a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament

    Synonyms:
    chain of mountains, mountain range, concatenation, range of mountains, range, chemical chain, mountain chain, strand, string

    Antonyms:
    unchain

  4. chainnoun

    (business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership

    Synonyms:
    chain of mountains, mountain range, concatenation, range of mountains, range, chemical chain, mountain chain, strand, string

    Antonyms:
    unchain

  5. chainnoun

    anything that acts as a restraint

    Synonyms:
    chain of mountains, mountain range, concatenation, range of mountains, range, chemical chain, mountain chain, strand, string

    Antonyms:
    unchain

  6. chainnoun

    a unit of length

    Synonyms:
    chain of mountains, mountain range, concatenation, range of mountains, range, chemical chain, mountain chain, strand, string

    Antonyms:
    unchain

  7. Chain, Ernst Boris Chain, Sir Ernst Boris Chainnoun

    British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)

    Synonyms:
    chain of mountains, mountain range, concatenation, range of mountains, range, chemical chain, mountain chain, strand, string

    Antonyms:
    unchain

  8. range, mountain range, range of mountains, chain, mountain chain, chain of mountainsnoun

    a series of hills or mountains

    "the valley was between two ranges of hills"; "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range"

    Synonyms:
    compass, string, orbit, reach, strand, range of mountains, ambit, chemical chain, range of a function, range, image, kitchen range, concatenation, chain of mountains, kitchen stove, scope, mountain chain, grasp, cooking stove, stove, mountain range

    Antonyms:
    unchain

  9. chainnoun

    a linked or connected series of objects

    "a chain of daisies"

    Synonyms:
    chain of mountains, mountain range, concatenation, range of mountains, range, chemical chain, mountain chain, strand, string

    Antonyms:
    unchain

  10. chain, string, strandverb

    a necklace made by a stringing objects together

    "a string of beads"; "a strand of pearls";

    Synonyms:
    cosmic string, range, strand, range of mountains, chemical chain, bowed stringed instrument, fibril, concatenation, train, chain of mountains, drawstring, filament, drawing string, mountain chain, twine, string, mountain range

    Antonyms:
    unchain

  11. chainverb

    connect or arrange into a chain by linking

    Antonyms:
    unchain

  12. chainverb

    fasten or secure with chains

    "Chain the chairs together"

    Antonyms:
    unchain

Editors Contribution

  1. coffle

    Submitted by anonymous on December 28, 2020  
  2. manacled

    because there handcuffs

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. chainnoun

    Synonyms:
    fetter, manacle, shackle, bond

  2. chainnoun

    Synonyms:
    connected series, orderly succession

  3. chainverb

    Synonyms:
    fasten with a chain

  4. chainverb

    Synonyms:
    confine, restrain, fetter, shackle, trammel

  5. chainverb

    Synonyms:
    enslave, hold in bondage

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. chainnoun

    Synonyms:
    concatenation, catenation, series, congeries, carcanet, catena, chatelaine, necklace, gorget, links, torque, bond, shackle, fetter, tether

  2. chainverb

    Synonyms:
    fetter, restrain, shackle, enslave, trammel, catenate

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How to use chain in a sentence?

  1. Hunter S. Thompson:

    It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.

  2. Emerson:

    If you put a chain around the neck of a slave, the other end fastens itself around you own.

  3. Mike Pence:

    Turkey risks expulsion from the joint F-35 program, which will harm not just Turkey's defense capacity, but it may cripple many of the Turkish component manufacturers that supply that program, they're part of the supply chain, it's not a small economic decision for them in that regard.

  4. Marcelo Kopel:

    There could be a reinforcement of provisions, if needed, we are watching the possible consequences of this in the supply chain.

  5. Kirsten Gillibrand:

    No one should have to suffer the chain of command when they report these crimes.

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