Definitions of chord

  1. To furnish with chords; bring into or be in harmony; accord.
  2. To accord; to harmonize together; as, this note chords with that.
  3. In music, to be in harmony.
  4. play chords on ( a string instrument)
  5. To furnish with musical strings.
  6. To string a musical instr.
  7. a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together
  8. a straight line connecting two points on a curve
  9. The string of a musical instrument.
  10. A combination of tones simultaneously performed, producing more or less perfect harmony, as, the common chord.
  11. A right line uniting the extremities of the arc of a circle or curve.
  12. A cord. See Cord, n., 4.
  13. The upper or lower part of a truss, usually horizontal, resisting compression or tension.
  14. The string of a musical instrument; musical notes in harmony; a straight line joining the ends of a portion of the circumference of a circle.
  15. The string of a musical instrument: a combination of tones in harmony: ( geom.) a straight line joining the extremities of an arc.
  16. String of a musical instrument; combination of tones in harmony; line joining the extremities of an arc.
  17. A harmonious combination of tones.
  18. A string of a musical instrument; hence, sensibility or emotion.
  19. A straight line connecting the extremities of an arc.
  20. The string of a musical instrument; a harmonious combination of musical tones; harmony of colour; a right line joining the extremities of the arc of a circle.
  21. The string of a musical instrument; notes in harmony; a straight line joining the two ends of the arc of a circle.
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