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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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Words that Rhyme with Pull Chain

  • st_germain
  • legerdemain
  • st_germaine
  • preordain
  • lamontagne
  • lafountaine
  • lafountain
  • inhumane
  • constrain
  • restrain
  • overtrain
  • mcswain
  • explain
  • complain
  • champlain
  • aquitaine
  • ukraine
  • tremaine
  • sylvain
  • sustain
  • spokane
  • sartain
  • retrain
  • refrain
  • profane
  • partain
  • mustain
  • mundane
  • mcwain
  • mcshane

Example sentences of the word pull-chain


1. Noun Phrase
Or maybe the pull chain switch will become faulty or just quit working.

2. Noun Phrase
Hold the voltage sensor within half an inch of the wires that go into the pull chain switch.

3. Noun Phrase
This nut will be on the outside of the switch housing where the pull chain attaches to the switch.

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. pull

verb. ['ˈpʊl'] cause to move by pulling.

Synonyms

  • winch
  • displace
  • drag
  • force
  • pull in
  • pull off
  • tweak
  • adduct
  • move
  • pluck
  • draw in
  • twitch
  • pick
  • yank
  • tug
  • jerk
  • haul
  • pull back
  • attract
  • cart
  • stretch
  • pick off
  • plunk
  • abduct
  • hale

Antonyms

  • push
  • repel
  • abduct
  • stay

Etymology

  • pullen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pullian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. pull

verb. ['ˈpʊl'] direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes.

Synonyms

  • draw in
  • draw
  • pull in
  • bring
  • curl up
  • tug
  • catch
  • curl
  • get
  • arrest
  • retract
  • attract

Antonyms

  • rest
  • buy
  • undercharge
  • spread

Etymology

  • pullen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pullian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. pull

verb. ['ˈpʊl'] move into a certain direction.

Synonyms

  • drive

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • diverge

Etymology

  • pullen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pullian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. pull

noun. ['ˈpʊl'] the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you.

Synonyms

  • pluck
  • haul
  • haulage
  • excision
  • actuation
  • draw
  • deracination
  • traction
  • propulsion
  • tug
  • pulling
  • extirpation
  • jerk
  • draft
  • draught
  • drawing

Antonyms

  • invest
  • deposit
  • disarrange
  • obviate

Etymology

  • pullen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pullian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. pull

verb. ['ˈpʊl'] apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion.

Synonyms

  • force
  • pull back
  • draw close
  • hitch up
  • pluck at
  • draw back
  • twist
  • wrench
  • draw
  • gather
  • pick at
  • pull at
  • retract
  • attract

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • shorten
  • inelasticity
  • shrink

Etymology

  • pullen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pullian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. pull

noun. ['ˈpʊl'] the force used in pulling.

Antonyms

  • decompress

Etymology

  • pullen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pullian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. pull

verb. ['ˈpʊl'] perform an act, usually with a negative connotation.

Synonyms

  • act
  • recommit
  • perpetrate
  • commit
  • move

Antonyms

  • pack
  • include
  • sell
  • log in

Etymology

  • pullen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pullian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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