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Synonyms for chain
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chain, concatenation(noun)

    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 chain(noun)

    (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. chain(noun)

    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. chain(noun)

    (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. chain(noun)

    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. chain(noun)

    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 Chain(noun)

    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 mountains(noun)

    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. chain(noun)

    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, strand(verb)

    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. chain(verb)

    connect or arrange into a chain by linking

    Antonyms:
    unchain

  12. chain(verb)

    fasten or secure with chains

    "Chain the chairs together"

    Antonyms:
    unchain

Editors Contribution

  1. manacled

    because there handcuffs

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. chain(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fetter, manacle, shackle, bond

  2. chain(n.)

    Synonyms:
    connected series, orderly succession

  3. chain(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fasten with a chain

  4. chain(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    confine, restrain, fetter, shackle, trammel

  5. chain(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    enslave, hold in bondage

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. chain(n)

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

  2. chain(v)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    string, chains, chaîne, channel, catena, warp, cadena, strings, hierarchy, channels, series, line, octet

How to pronounce chain?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say chain in sign language?

  1. chain

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How to use chain in a sentence?

  1. President Obama The U.S. President:

    If we set a precedent in which a dictator in another country can disrupt through cyber, a company's distribution chain or its products, and as a consequence we start censoring ourselves, that's a problem.

  2. Chief Executive Gadi Lesin:

    The group is implementing streamlining measures ... including production, supply chain and cost cutting at the corporate centre.

  3. Elizabeth Stone:

    The particular human chain we're part of is central to our individual identity.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Negative people run their life engine on the fuel supply of fake praises & false promises and thrive. A positive person can drive them off & out by just cutting down this supply chain pipeline.

  5. 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.


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