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Synonyms for string

stringed instruments

string along with someone

string someone along

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string someone up

string something out

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a group of people or things arranged in a row

a number of things placed or occurring one after the other

to put (objects) onto a fine continuous filament

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string up: to execute by suspending by the neck

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a lightweight cord

a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed

a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding

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a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening

a tough piece of fiber in vegetables, meat, or other food (especially the tough fibers connecting the two halves of a bean pod)

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(cosmology) a hypothetical one-dimensional subatomic particle having a concentration of energy and the dynamic properties of a flexible loop

a collection of objects threaded on a single strand

a necklace made by a stringing objects together

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thread on or as if on a string

add as if on a string

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move or come along

stretch out or arrange like a string

string together

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remove the stringy parts of

provide with strings

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References in classic literature ?
At this moment the bow was in the hands of Eurymachus, who was warming it by the fire, but even so he could not string it, and he was greatly grieved.
Today is the feast of Apollo throughout all the land; who can string a bow on such a day as this?
This made them all very angry, for they feared he might string the bow, Antinous therefore rebuked him fiercely saying, "Wretched creature, you have not so much as a grain of sense in your whole body; you ought to think yourself lucky in being allowed to dine unharmed among your betters, without having any smaller portion served you than we others have had, and in being allowed to hear our conversation.
If the stranger should prove strong enough to string the mighty bow of Ulysses, can you suppose that he would take me home with him and make me his wife?
Queen Penelope," answered Eurymachus, "we do not suppose that this man will take you away with him; it is impossible; but we are afraid lest some of the baser sort, men or women among the Achaeans, should go gossiping about and say, 'These suitors are a feeble folk; they are paying court to the wife of a brave man whose bow not one of them was able to string, and yet a beggarly tramp who came to the house strung it at once and sent an arrow through the iron.
Give him the bow, and let us see whether he can string it or no.
Then he took it in his right hand to prove the string, and it sang sweetly under his touch like the twittering of a swallow.
He took an arrow that was lying upon the table {165}--for those which the Achaeans were so shortly about to taste were all inside the quiver--he laid it on the centre-piece of the bow, and drew the notch of the arrow and the string toward him, still seated on his seat.
Remember: After each melody note (which is played with the thumb), you'll play the pinch (1st and 5th string played together at the same time.
Island lore has it that a Sunday school teacher or missionary illustrated Christ's Ascension by flying a kite then cutting its string so it disappeared into the sky.
The Spanish laud (lute) is another ancestor of the Puerto Rican string instruments.
Yet you never know when you'll need a bit of string that small.
By Friday, the council was chagrined enough by the reaction to its overreach that the proposal had been whittled away to just a ban on Silly String in Hollywood on Halloween - as if there will be many cops around to enforce it.
Wrap the end of one string around an index finger three times.
To score Vickers Count simply take the time it took to complete the string of fire (raw time) and ADD five tenths (.