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Synonyms for chain

Synonyms for (noun) chain

Synonyms: chain Definition: a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament

Similar words: ligament Definition: any connection or unifying bond

Synonyms: chain, strand, string Definition: a necklace made by a stringing objects together Usage: a string of beads; a strand of pearls;

Similar words: necklace Definition: jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)

Synonyms: chain Definition: anything that acts as a restraint

Similar words: restraint, constraint Definition: a device that retards something's motion Usage: the car did not have proper restraints fitted

Synonyms: chain Definition: a linked or connected series of objects Usage: a chain of daisies

Similar words: necklace Definition: jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)

Synonyms: chain Definition: (business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership

Similar words: concern, business, business concern, business organisation, business organization Definition: a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it Usage: he bought his brother's business; a small mom-and-pop business; a racially integrated business concern

Synonyms: chain, concatenation Definition: a series of things depending on each other as if linked together Usage: the chain of command; a complicated concatenation of circumstances

Similar words: series Definition: similar things placed in order or happening one after another Usage: they were investigating a series of bank robberies

Synonyms: chain, chemical chain Definition: (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)

Similar words: unit, building block Definition: a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else Usage: units of nucleic acids

Synonyms: range, range of mountains, mountain chain, mountain range, chain, chain of mountains Definition: a series of hills or mountains Usage: the valley was between two ranges of hills; the plains lay just beyond the mountain range

Similar words: geological formation, formation Definition: (geology) the geological features of the earth

Synonyms: Sir Ernst Boris Chain, Ernst Boris Chain, Chain Definition: British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)

Similar words: biochemist Definition: someone with special training in biochemistry

Synonyms: chain Definition: a unit of length

Similar words: linear measure, linear unit Definition: a unit of measurement of length

Synonyms for (verb) chain

Synonyms: chain Definition: fasten or secure with chains Usage: Chain the chairs together

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure Definition: cause to be firmly attached Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man

Synonyms: chain Definition: connect or arrange into a chain by linking

Similar words: set up, arrange Definition: put into a proper or systematic order Usage: arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order