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1. chain

noun. ['ˈtʃeɪn'] a series of things depending on each other as if linked together.

Synonyms

  • catena
  • series
  • concatenation

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • finish
  • head
  • rear

Etymology

  • chaine (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chaine (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. chain

noun. ['ˈtʃeɪn'] (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule).

Synonyms

  • ring
  • long-chain molecule
  • chemical chain
  • closed chain
  • long chain
  • unit
  • open chain
  • building block

Antonyms

  • closed chain
  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • incapability

Etymology

  • chaine (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chaine (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. chain

noun. ['ˈtʃeɪn'] a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament.

Synonyms

  • anchor chain
  • watch guard
  • paper chain
  • anchor rope
  • chain printer
  • snow chain
  • ligament
  • bicycle chain
  • cycle
  • tire chain
  • bicycle
  • chain tongs
  • fob
  • watch chain
  • chatelaine
  • pull chain
  • bike

Antonyms

  • walk
  • keep down
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise

Etymology

  • chaine (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chaine (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. chain

noun. ['ˈtʃeɪn'] (business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership.

Synonyms

  • discount chain
  • chain store
  • business concern
  • business organisation
  • restaurant chain
  • retail chain
  • business
  • apparel chain
  • business organization

Antonyms

  • prevent
  • failing
  • stay
  • running

Etymology

  • chaine (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chaine (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. chain

noun. ['ˈtʃeɪn'] anything that acts as a restraint.

Synonyms

  • restraint

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • decertify

Etymology

  • chaine (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chaine (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. gang

noun. ['ˈgæŋ'] an association of criminals.

Synonyms

  • gangland
  • nest
  • gangdom
  • association
  • gangster
  • youth gang
  • organized crime
  • mob
  • mobster
  • pack

Antonyms

  • contract
  • natural object
  • artifact
  • open chain

Etymology

  • gang (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gangen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gangan (English)

7. gang

noun. ['ˈgæŋ'] an informal body of friends.

Synonyms

  • crowd
  • bunch
  • assemblage
  • crew

Antonyms

  • silence
  • spread
  • separation
  • disassociation

Etymology

  • gang (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gangen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gangan (English)

8. gang

noun. ['ˈgæŋ'] an organized group of workmen.

Synonyms

  • stage crew
  • crewman
  • workforce
  • men
  • manpower
  • hands
  • social unit
  • shift
  • ground crew
  • detail
  • section gang
  • ground-service crew
  • work force
  • work party
  • unit
  • crew
  • chain gang

Antonyms

  • overgarment
  • veer
  • back
  • stand still

Etymology

  • gang (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gangen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gangan (English)

9. gang

noun. ['ˈgæŋ'] tool consisting of a combination of implements arranged to work together.

Antonyms

  • strengthening

Etymology

  • gang (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gangen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gangan (English)

10. gang

verb. ['ˈgæŋ'] act as an organized group.

Synonyms

  • gang up
  • aggroup

Antonyms

  • empty
  • disarrange
  • decompress

Etymology

  • gang (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gangen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gangan (English)
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