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Definition of string:

  1. A hoax; a trumped- up or fake story.
  2. Act of stringing for break.
  3. In various games, competitions, etc., a certain number of turns at play, of rounds, etc.
  4. In various indoor games, a score or tally, sometimes, as in American billiard games, marked by buttons threaded on a string or wire.
  5. The line from behind and over which the cue ball must be played after being out of play as by being pocketed or knocked off the table; - called also string line.
  6. To form into a string or strings, as a substance which is stretched, or people who are moving along, etc.
  7. To hoax; josh; jolly.
  8. To strike ( the cue ball) below the center so as to give it a backward rotation which causes it to take a backward direction on striking another ball.

Synonyms:

pass, draw, imbibe, gear, soak up, trace, round, cosmic string, guide, qualification, word string, sop up, chain of mountains, bowed stringed instrument, string along, wind, get, withdraw, twist, suck up, make, caravan, take in, draw and quarter, draw off, geartrain, depict, provision, hang, gearing, linguistic string, train, range, thread, wagon train, pull back, string up, take out, fibril, suck, condition, meander, stipulation, strand, drag, proviso, string of words, pull out, wander, tier, file, mountain range, take up, column, drawstring, disembowel, specification, pull, quarter, describe, get out, limited, pull in, power train, row, streak, attract, absorb, delineate, chain, mountain chain, range of mountains, drawing string, puff, draw in, term, cast, suite, chemical chain, run, reservation, railroad train, reap, eviscerate, twine.

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