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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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Rhymes with Chain Mail

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • travail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • prevail
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • mcgrail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale

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. 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))

7. mail

verb. ['ˈmeɪl'] send via the postal service.

Synonyms

  • get off
  • send out
  • pouch

Antonyms

  • contraindicate
  • ascend
  • rise
  • enter

Etymology

  • maille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • maille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • mal (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • male (Anglo-Norman)

8. mail

noun. ['ˈmeɪl'] the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service.

Synonyms

  • letter
  • 1st-class mail
  • express
  • first class
  • bulk mail
  • air mail
  • missive
  • express mail
  • airmail
  • first-class mail
  • surface mail
  • third-class mail
  • 1st class
  • registered mail
  • message
  • third class
  • registered post
  • special delivery

Antonyms

  • air mail
  • fauna
  • flora
  • defense

Etymology

  • maille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • maille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • mal (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • male (Anglo-Norman)

9. mail

noun. ['ˈmeɪl'] the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office.

Synonyms

  • rural free delivery
  • airmail
  • snail mail
  • communicating
  • airpost
  • communication
  • post
  • postal service
  • RFD

Antonyms

  • electronic mail
  • email
  • dissuasion
  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • maille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • maille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • mal (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • male (Anglo-Norman)

10. mail

noun. ['ˈmeɪl'] a conveyance that transports the letters and packages that are conveyed by the postal system.

Synonyms

  • transport

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • persuasion

Etymology

  • maille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • maille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • mal (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • male (Anglo-Norman)

Sentences with chain-mail


1. Noun Phrase
Some jewelry designers connect the bracelet and ring to each other with multiple strands of chains or with chain mail fashioned to ornament the back of the hand.

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