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Synonyms for chaintʃeɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chain, concatenation(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    chain of mountains, mountain range, concatenation, chain, 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, chain, 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

    Synonyms:
    compass, string, chain, 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

    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

    Synonyms:
    cosmic string, chain, 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

    Antonyms:
    unchain

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

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


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