An example of string is what someone would use to tie two objects together.
An example of a string is a row of cars parked on the same street being broken into.
An example of a string is a group of businesses owned by one person; a string of flower stores.
An example of string is making a beaded necklace.
An example of string is to add strings to a musical instrument or a hunting bow.
A string of victories.
An example of a string instrument is a violin.
Limp strings of hair.
A gift with no strings attached.
String a guitar; string a tennis racket.
String a wire across a room.
Strung the words into a sentence.
String a hammock between trees.
A string of pearls.
- An animal nerve or tendon.
- A fiber of a plant, esp. one connecting the two halves of a bean pod.
His “favors” always come with strings attached.
To string a longbow, a violin, etc.
To string a cable.
- Under one's complete control or influence.
- Completely under someone's control or subject to someone's whims.
- To get someone to use influence in one's behalf, often secretly.
- To direct action of others, often secretly.
- To go along or agree.
- To dupe or keep in an uncertain state, as by continual encouragement or false promises.
- To kill by hanging.
Origin of string
- Middle English from Old English streng
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition