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1. chute

noun. ['ˈʃuːt'] sloping channel through which things can descend.

Synonyms

  • trough
  • water chute
  • skid
  • coal chute
  • gutter
  • slide
  • sloping trough
  • runway

Antonyms

  • float
  • refrain
  • stand still
  • attend to

Etymology

  • chute (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Chute

  • disrepute
  • subacute
  • undilute
  • grassroot
  • dispute
  • compute
  • absolut
  • zoot-suit
  • repute
  • refute
  • recruit
  • permute
  • minute
  • impute
  • degroote
  • commute
  • uproot
  • stroot
  • salute
  • reroute
  • pursuit
  • pollute
  • macoute
  • hirsute
  • enroute
  • dilute
  • caillouet
  • cahouet
  • cahoot
  • beirut

How do you pronounce chute?

Pronounce chute as ʃut.

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Example sentences of the word chute


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use the handle of a shovel or rake to break up accumulated ice and packed snow from the chute.

2. chute-the-chute

noun. elevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines).

Synonyms

  • big dipper
  • ride
  • elevated
  • overhead railway
  • hypercoaster
  • el
  • roller coaster
  • elevated railroad

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • discontinue
  • disengage
  • ignoble

3. chute

noun. ['ˈʃuːt'] rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall.

Synonyms

  • ripcord
  • harness
  • drogue
  • canopy
  • drogue parachute
  • parasail
  • shroud
  • static line
  • drogue chute
  • rescue equipment

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • stop
  • stay
  • drop out

Etymology

  • chute (French)

4. chute

verb. ['ˈʃuːt'] jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute.

Synonyms

  • descend
  • parachute
  • jump
  • skydive
  • go down
  • plunge
  • come down
  • fall
  • sky dive
  • plunk
  • dive

Antonyms

  • rise
  • increase
  • win
  • end

Etymology

  • chute (French)
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