Synonyms
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1. lightning

noun. ['ˈlaɪtnɪŋ'] abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light.

Synonyms

  • chain lightning
  • bolt of lightning
  • thunderbolt
  • forked lightning
  • bolt

Antonyms

  • tasteful
  • dullness
  • disappear
  • hide

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  • enlightening
  • whitening
  • frightening
  • brightening
  • tightening
  • heightening

2. lightning

noun. ['ˈlaɪtnɪŋ'] the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash); can scintillate for a second or more.

Synonyms

  • sheet lighting
  • flash

Antonyms

  • unbolt
  • unlock
  • stand still

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. chain

verb. ['ˈtʃeɪn'] connect or arrange into a chain by linking.

Synonyms

  • arrange
  • concatenate

Antonyms

  • disconnectedness
  • ride
  • divergence

Etymology

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

9. chain

noun. ['ˈtʃeɪn'] a series of hills or mountains.

Synonyms

  • notch
  • formation
  • mountain chain
  • geological formation
  • mountain pass
  • mountain range
  • range of mountains
  • chain of mountains
  • range
  • massif

Antonyms

  • unconcern
  • inactivity
  • detach
  • silence

Etymology

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

10. chain

noun. ['ˈtʃeɪn'] a linked or connected series of objects.

Antonyms

  • fail

Etymology

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