Synonyms of string


1. string, twine, cord

usage: a lightweight cord

2. bowed stringed instrument, string, stringed instrument

usage: stringed instruments that are played with a bow; "the strings played superlatively well"

3. string, cord

usage: a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed

4. string, train, series

usage: 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"

5. string, sequence

usage: a linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases)

6. drawstring, drawing string, string, tie

usage: a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening; "he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag"

7. string, fiber, fibre

usage: a tough piece of fiber in vegetables, meat, or other food (especially the tough fibers connecting the two halves of a bean pod)

8. string, cosmic string, elementary particle, fundamental particle

usage: (cosmology) a hypothetical one-dimensional subatomic particle having a concentration of energy and the dynamic properties of a flexible loop

9. string, collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage

usage: a collection of objects threaded on a single strand

10. chain, string, strand, necklace

usage: a necklace made by a stringing objects together; "a string of beads"; "a strand of pearls";


1. string, thread, draw, arrange, set up

usage: thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries"

2. string, string up, add

usage: add as if on a string; "string these ideas together"; "string up these songs and you'll have a musical"

3. string, string along, advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on

usage: move or come along

4. string, arrange, set up

usage: stretch out or arrange like a string

5. string, fasten, fix, secure

usage: string together; tie or fasten with a string; "string the package"

6. string, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove the stringy parts of; "string beans"

7. string, change, alter, modify

usage: provide with strings; "string my guitar"

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Definition and meaning of string (Dictionary)