chime - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/tʃaɪm/
present tense
I/you/we/theychime
he/she/itchimes
present participlechiming
past tensechimed
past participlechimed
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    to make a high ringing sound like a bell or set of bells
    the clock chimes one/three/six etc (=makes a series of sounds to show what the time is):

    Somewhere a clock chimed midnight.

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phrasal verbs