Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun string

10 senses of string

Sense 1
string, twine -- (a lightweight cord)
       => cord -- (a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord")

Sense 2
bowed stringed instrument, string -- (stringed instruments that are played with a bow; "the strings played superlatively well")
       => stringed instrument -- (a musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound)

Sense 3
string -- (a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed)
       => cord -- (a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord")

Sense 4
string, train -- (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")
       => series -- (similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies")

Sense 5
string -- (a linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases))
       => sequence -- (serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern; "the sequence of names was alphabetical"; "he invented a technique to determine the sequence of base pairs in DNA")

Sense 6
drawstring, drawing string, string -- (a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening; "he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag")
       => tie -- (a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages")

Sense 7
string -- (a tough piece of fiber in vegetables, meat, or other food (especially the tough fibers connecting the two halves of a bean pod))
       => fiber, fibre -- (a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn)

Sense 8
string, cosmic string -- ((cosmology) a hypothetical one-dimensional subatomic particle having a concentration of energy and the dynamic properties of a flexible loop)
       => elementary particle, fundamental particle -- ((physics) a particle that is less complex than an atom; regarded as constituents of all matter)

Sense 9
string -- (a collection of objects threaded on a single strand)
       => collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Sense 10
chain, string, strand -- (a necklace made by a stringing objects together; "a string of beads"; "a strand of pearls";)
       => necklace -- (jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women))

Antonyms of verb string

1 of 7 senses of string

Sense 7
string -- (provide with strings; "string my guitar")
       Antonym of unstring (Sense 1)
      => unstring -- (remove the strings from; "unstring my guitar")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb string

7 senses of string

Sense 1
string, thread, draw -- (thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries")
       => arrange, set up -- (put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order")

Sense 2
string, string up -- (add as if on a string; "string these ideas together"; "string up these songs and you'll have a musical")
       => add -- (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table")

Sense 3
string, string along -- (move or come along)
       => advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on -- (move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on")

Sense 4
string -- (stretch out or arrange like a string)
       => arrange, set up -- (put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order")
          Phrasal Verb-> string out#1

Sense 5
string -- (string together; tie or fasten with a string; "string the package")
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

Sense 6
string -- (remove the stringy parts of; "string beans")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Sense 7
string -- (provide with strings; "string my guitar")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

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