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chime

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchimechime1 /tʃaɪm/ verb  1 [intransitive, transitive]SOUND if a bell or clock chimes, it makes a ringing sound, especially to tell you what time it is The clock in the hall chimed six.2 [intransitive]SAME to be the same as something else or to have the same effectchime with Her views on life didn’t quite chime with mine. chime in→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
chimeAcross the valley, church bells were chiming.St Clement's clock chimed half-past nine as he reached the beginning of Champney Road.Others chimed in, saying those who have it made are pulling up the ladder on those less fortunate.They join our line of thought, and soon are chiming in with what they think the author may have meant.A clock chimed six.I heard a clock chime softly in the next door room.Wrong, wrong, wrong, chime the economists.The great bells of the Immaculate Conception chimed the hour.Inside the business school chimed the melody that meant the change of lessons.Church bells throughout France chimed to mark the occasion.This last letter did not chime with the rest.chime withHer views on art chime with my own.
chimechime2 noun  1 SOUND[countable] a ringing sound made by a bell or clock2 chimes
Examples from the Corpus
chimeThe shop door opened with a chime.Past the pub, and the noise of laughter and the music of a jukebox and the bell chime of gaming machines.Still Ralph heard every word of every speech as though it were the crystalline note of an ice chime.To be part of that melody of infinite chimes of light!The thoughts of solitude are heard in solitude, and have an inward chime that public thoughts must lack.There was a whirring sound, then the clock's chime marked a quarter to midnight.Application Tell the students that chimes can be made by using a metal spoon instead of a coat hanger.the chime of the doorbellThe chimes reverberated through the silent building.
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Verb table
chime
Simple Form
Present
theychime
itchimes
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Past
it, theychimed
Present perfect
theyhave chimed
ithas chimed
Past perfect
it, theyhad chimed
Future
it, theywill chime
Future perfect
it, theywill have chimed
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Continuous Form
Present
theyare chiming
itis chiming
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Past
theywere chiming
itwas chiming
Present perfect
theyhave been chiming
ithas been chiming
Past perfect
it, theyhad been chiming
Future
it, theywill be chiming
Future perfect
it, theywill have been chiming
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