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  Words related to string

Related / Similar Words: bowed stringed instrument, chain, strand, drawstring, drawing string, twine, train, string up, thread, draw, string along

 

Definition:
  • stringed instruments that are played with a bow; "the strings played superlatively well";
  • a necklace made by a stringing objects together; "a string of beads"; "a strand of pearls";;
  • a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening; "he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag";
  • a lightweight cord;
  • a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed;
  • a collection of objects threaded on a single strand;
  • a linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases);
  • a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding; "a string of islands"; "train of mourners"; "a train of thought";
  • add as if on a string; "string these ideas together"; "string up these songs and you''ll have a musical";
  • provide with strings; "string my guitar";
  • thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries";
  • remove the stringy parts of; "string beans";
  • string together; tie or fasten with a string; "string the package";
  • stretch out or arrange like a string;
  • move or come along;

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    See Also: string out, spread out

     

    Hyponyms: bass fiddle, bass viol, bull fiddle, double bass, contrabass, string bass, cello, violoncello, viol, viola, violin, fiddle, purse string, chalk line, snap line, snapline, packthread, snare, beads, string of beads, extension, filename extension, file name extension, string of words, word string, linguistic string, bead, wire

     

    Grouped Verbs: guide, run, draw, pass

     

    Part Meronyms: drawstring bag, stringed instrument

     

    Derivational Morphology: thread, draw, intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace, string up, train, bowed stringed instrument, yarn, bodkin, threader, chain, strand, stringer

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: žica   Bulgarian: нишка  
    Chinese:   Danish: streng  
    Dutch: draad   Finnish: nyöri  
    French: corde   German: Schnur  
    Hungarian: zsineg   Italian: spago  
    Japanese:   Korean:  
    Portuguese: barbante   Russian: бечёвка  
    Spanish: cordel   Swedish: sträng  
     
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