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Synonyms for chain
tʃeɪncha·in

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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. Dustin Clark:

    I'm calling for County Attorney Dee Hobbs to drop these charges because the [Round Rock ISD] police answer to the superintendent in their chain of command, and the police were likely directed by the superintendent to keep the public out of the Sept. 14 meeting due to a last-minute policy implemented by Dr. Azaiez, this restricted seating capacity policy was being applied nowhere else in the district – only in that board meeting room, during that meeting.

  2. Dennis Muilenburg:

    The key thing you are going to see is that through the combination between Boeing and Embraer, we will be able to increase volume for our supply chain, which is generally going to be beneficial. And that beneficial volume should also turn into more affordability and competitiveness.

  3. Tom Colbert:

    We sat down with him and went over the details of the chain of custody from the dig to me.

  4. Randall Kroszner:

    I think you'll hear broadly about supply chain disruptions, we have to take anything positive there with a grain of salt.

  5. President Juan Manuel Santos:

    This must not from any point of view, be seen as a softening of our policy against narco-trafficking, on the contrary, I have given instructions to both the Defense Ministry, police and prosecutor to intensify our work against other parts of the chain, which could even be more effective.


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