Chided vs Chimed - What's the difference?

chided | chimed |


As verbs the difference between chided and chimed

is that chided is (chide) or chided can be while chimed is (chime).

chided

English

Verb

(head)
  • (chide)
  • Synonyms

    * chid * chode

    Verb

    (head)
  • Synonyms

    * chid * chidden

    chimed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (chime)
  • Anagrams

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    chime

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) cymbalum'' (perhaps via (etyl) ''chimbe ).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (musical instruments) A musical instrument producing a sound when struck, similar to a bell (e.g. a tubular metal bar) or actually a bell. Often used in the plural to refer to the set: the chimes .
  • Sylvia had a recording of someone playing the chimes against a background of surf noise that she found calming.
    Hugo was a chime player in the school orchestra.
  • An individual ringing component of such a set.
  • Peter removed the C
  • chime from its mounting so that he could get at the dust that had accumulated underneath.
  • A small bell or other ringing or tone-making device as a component of some other device.
  • The professor had stuffed a wad of gum into the chime of his doorbell so that he wouldn't be bothered.
  • The sound of such an instrument or device.
  • The copier gave a chime to indicate that it had finished printing.
  • A small hammer or other device used to strike a bell.
  • Strike the bell with the brass chime hanging on the chain next to it.
    Derived terms
    * chimist
    Synonyms
    (Synonyms) * alarm * bell * buzz * buzzer * carillon * clapper * curfew * dinger * ding-dong * gong * peal * ringer * siren * tintinnabulum * tocsin * toll * vesper

    Verb

    (chim)
  • To make the sound of a chime.
  • The microwave chimed to indicate that it was done cooking.
    I got up for lunch as soon as the wall clock began chiming noon.
  • To cause to sound in harmony; to play a tune, as upon a set of bells; to move or strike in harmony.
  • * Dryden
  • And chime their sounding hammers.
  • To utter harmoniously; to recite rhythmically.
  • * Byron
  • Chime his childish verse.
  • To agree; to correspond.
  • The other lab's results chimed with mine, so I knew we were on the right track with the research.
  • * Washington Irving
  • Everything chimed in with such a humor.
  • To make a rude correspondence of sounds; to jingle, as in rhyming.
  • (Cowley)

    Derived terms

    * chime in, chime up

    Etymology 2

    See chimb.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A chine; the edge of a cask.
  • (Webster 1913)

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