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verb as in ring, peal

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During her 72 days, she built a home, then moved on to construct a chair for herself, a makeshift sauna, and finally a wind chime.

She chose what she chose, adding the tonalities and resonances of strings, chimes, water sounds, keyboard effects and layered voices to create its singular sound palette.

Old organ chimes hang from the walls above the main workspace.

A warning chime sounds, the doors whoosh shut, and the train begins to glide into the landscape.

When Live View is activated, the Echo Show makes a chime and pops up a notice on the screen, but this video feed goes only one way.

Fans will have the opportunity to chime in via Twitter and vote on certain aspects of the show.

If immigration reform is being considered by Congress, Iowa Republican Steve Kingis always sure to chime in.

Karl Lagerfeld (always one to chime in) does not approve of the habit.

Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez was quick to chime in, dismissing her as a “bandit.”

It had such a low, musical chime that the children listened delightedly, never once giving a thought as to who it might be.

As its chime died away, he arose and stole forth into the tranquil night.

The chime of another hour quarter came in due order; still there was no sign of action.

While the quarryman was speaking, all the bells of the churches of Laon began to chime in with the peals of the belfry.

I have heard the bells chime, and the quarters, and never cease to think of my husband.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chime, such as: bell, bong, boom, clang, dong, and jingle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.