string

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
string

Plural
strings

Thread is a kind of string
  1. (countable) A long, thin and flexible cord that is used for tying.
  2. (countable) Something that is long and can be bent.
    There are 4 strings on a violin.
  3. (slang) Another name for marijuana.


Verb[change]

Plain form
string

Third person singular
strings

Simple past
strung

Past participle
strung

Present participle
stringing

  1. To string something is to put it on a string or line.
    The beads can be strung to make a necklace.