|1.||[ noun ] a lightweight cord|
|Related terms:||cord chalk_line packthread intertwine|
|2.||[ noun ] (music) stringed instruments that are played with a bow|
"the strings played superlatively well"
|Related terms:||stringed_instrument bass_fiddle violin viol viola cello fingerboard|
|3.||[ verb ] thread on or as if on a string|
"string pearls on a string" "the child drew glass beads on a string" "thread dried cranberries"
|Related terms:||arrange bead wire guide chain|
|4.||[ noun ] (music) a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed|
|Related terms:||cord snare stringed_instrument|
|5.||[ verb ] add as if on a string|
"string these ideas together" "string up these songs and you'll have a musical"
|6.||[ noun ] a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding|
: "a string of islands" "train of mourners" "a train of thought"
|7.||[ noun ] a linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases)|
|Related terms:||sequence extension abecedary language_unit|
|8.||[ noun ] a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening|
"he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag"
|Related terms:||tie purse_string drawstring_bag|
|9.||[ noun ] (linguistics) a linear sequence of words as spoken or written|
|Synonyms:||word_string linguistic_string string_of_words|
|Related terms:||language sentence line syntagm constituent language_unit|
|10.||[ verb ] provide with strings|
"string my guitar"
|Related terms:||unstring change|
|11.||[ verb ] string together; tie or fasten with a string|
"string the package"
|12.||[ verb ] remove the stringy parts of|
|13.||[ verb ] move or come along|
|14.||[ verb ] stretch out or arrange like a string|
|Related terms:||arrange string_out|
|15.||[ noun ] a collection of objects threaded on a single strand|
|Related terms:||collection beads|
|16.||[ noun ] a necklace made by a stringing objects together|
"a string of beads" or "a strand of pearls"