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string

 
Noun string has 8 senses
  1. string, twine - a lightweight cord
    --1 is a kind of cord
    --1 has particulars: chalk line, snap line, snapline; packthread
    Derived forms: verb string5, verb string1
  2. bowed stringed instrument, string - stringed instruments that are played with a bow; "the strings played superlatively well"
    --2 is a kind of stringed instrument
    --2 has parts: fingerboard
    --2 has particulars:
     bass fiddle, bass viol, bull fiddle, double bass, contrabass, string bass; cello, violoncello; viol; viola; violin, fiddle
    Derived form: verb string7
  3. string - a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed
    --3 is a kind of
    cord
    --3 is a part of stringed instrument
    --3 has particulars: snare
    Derived form: verb string7
  4. string, train - 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"
    --4 is a kind of series
    Derived form: verb string2
  5. string - a linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases)
    --5 is a kind of
    sequence
    --5 has parts: language unit, linguistic unit
    --5 has particulars:
     extension, filename extension, file name extension; string of words, word string, linguistic string
  6. drawstring, drawing string, string - a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening; "he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag"
    --6 is a kind of tie
    --6 is a part of drawstring bag
    --6 has particulars: purse string
  7. string - a collection of objects threaded on a single strand
    --7 is a kind of
    collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
    --7 has particulars: beads, string of beads
    Derived forms: verb string4, verb string1
  8. chain, string, strand - a necklace made by a stringing objects together; "a string of beads"; "a strand of pearls";
    --8 is a kind of necklace
    Derived form: verb string1
Verb string has 7 senses
  1. string, thread, draw - thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries"
    --1 is one way to arrange, set up
    Derived forms: noun string8, noun string7, noun string1, noun stringer2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. string, string up - add as if on a string; "string these ideas together"; "string up these songs and you'll have a musical"
    --2 is one way to add
    Derived form: noun string4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. string, string along - move or come along
    --3 is one way to advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. string - stretch out or arrange like a string
    --4 is one way to
    arrange, set up
    Derived form: noun string7
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. string - string together; tie or fasten with a string; "string the package"
    --5 is one way to
    fasten, fix, secure
    Derived form: noun string1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. string - remove the stringy parts of; "string beans"
    --6 is one way to
    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. string - provide with strings; "string my guitar"
    --7 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Antonyms: unstring
    Derived forms: noun string3, noun string2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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