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1. cord

noun. ['ˈkɔrd'] a line made of twisted fibers or threads.

Synonyms

  • chenille
  • lacing
  • whipcord
  • string
  • tie
  • clews
  • fishing line
  • laniard
  • log line
  • twine
  • lanyard
  • static line
  • sash cord
  • clothesline
  • ripcord
  • gut
  • wick
  • taper
  • lace
  • thread
  • apron string
  • piping
  • sash line
  • catgut
  • yarn
  • line
  • perpendicular
  • chenille cord
  • agal
  • bowstring
  • plumb line

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • tightness
  • dehydrate
  • tense

Etymology

  • corde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • chorda (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Cord

  • unexplored
  • underscored
  • untoward
  • mountford
  • montford
  • explored
  • restored
  • outscored
  • implored
  • deplored
  • axford
  • verwoerd
  • shavord
  • reward
  • revord
  • reboard
  • mainord
  • laborde
  • ignored
  • dubord
  • deborde
  • debord
  • beauford
  • alvord
  • abhorred
  • sward
  • stored
  • scored
  • plourde
  • floored

Example sentences of the word cord


1. Noun, singular or mass
Don’t allow children to get close to a paper lamp or its cord.

Quotes containing the word cord


1. As Unto the bow the the cord is ,So unto the man is woman;Though she bends him, she obeys him,Though she draws him , yet she follows:Useless each without the other.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

2. I tried to hang myself with a bungee cord. I kept almost dying.
- Steven Wright

2. cord

noun. ['ˈkɔrd'] a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton.

Synonyms

  • textile
  • narrow wale
  • corduroy
  • material
  • fabric
  • Bedford cord
  • wide wale

Antonyms

  • stiffen
  • running
  • disarrange
  • recede

Etymology

  • corde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • chorda (Latin)

3. cord

noun. ['ˈkɔrd'] a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet.

Synonyms

  • cubic content unit
  • cubature unit
  • displacement unit
  • cubage unit
  • capacity unit
  • capacity measure
  • volume unit

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • detach
  • disentangle
  • unsnarl

Etymology

  • corde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • chorda (Latin)

4. cord

verb. ['ˈkɔrd'] stack in cords.

Synonyms

  • pile
  • stack

Antonyms

  • unknot
  • untwine
  • unwind

Etymology

  • corde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • chorda (Latin)

5. cord

noun. ['ˈkɔrd'] a light insulated conductor for household use.

Synonyms

  • power cord
  • electric cord
  • extension cord

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • take away
  • unstrap
  • unlash

Etymology

  • corde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • chorda (Latin)

6. cord

verb. ['ˈkɔrd'] bind or tie with a cord.

Synonyms

  • tie

Antonyms

  • unweave
  • untwist

Etymology

  • corde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • chorda (Latin)
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