Synonyms for chime
Antonyms for chime
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHIME
He sung out like a singing-master, but I did not stop to chime in.
A clock inside the hall began to chime midnight, and he turned on his heel.
The first batch of answers from the Chime came by an evening mail.
They left two or three story papers and that Chime thing when they went away.
When would the chime of the Christ-bell peal over land and sea?
Bailey, who had risen at the chime of a clock, halted amazed.
It was sung by one of the young women, the rest joining in a sort of chime.
Their voices have the clash and chime of a myriad small triangles.
Of course Cosway must be in the fashion,—must chime in with the universal humour.
Perhaps your curate wants a chime for your cathedral at Kilronan.
c.1300, chymbe "cymbal," from Old English cymbal, cimbal, also perhaps through Old French chimbe or directly from Latin cymbalum (see cymbal, the modern word for what this word originally meant). Evidently the word was misinterpreted as chymbe bellen (c.1300) and its sense shifted to "chime bells," a meaning attested from mid-15c.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CHIME
- attach to
- be a component
- be a constituent
- be a part
- be akin
- be an adjunct of
- be connected with
- be fitting
- be linked with
- be related
- be relevant
- bear upon
- go with
- have relationship to
- have respect to
- have to do with