chime in with

If one thing chimes in with another thing or chimes with it, the two things are similar or consistent with each other.

[V P P n] He has managed to find a response to each new political development that chimes in with most Germans' instinct...

[V P n] The president's remarks do not entirely chime with those coming from American and British politicians.

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  • chime in with something — …   Useful english dictionary

  • chime — ► NOUN 1) a melodious ringing sound. 2) a bell or a metal bar or tube used in a set to produce chimes when struck. ► VERB 1) (of a bell or clock) make a melodious ringing sound. 2) (chime in with) be in agreement with. 3) ( …   English terms dictionary

  • chime with something — chime (in) with sth derived (of plans, ideas, etc.) to agree with sth; to be similar to sth • His opinions chimed in with the mood of the nation. Main entry: ↑chimederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • chime in — verb break into a conversation her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation • Syn: ↑cut in, ↑put in, ↑butt in, ↑chisel in, ↑barge in, ↑break in • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chime — chime1 [ tʃaım ] verb intransitive or transitive 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. ,chime in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chime — chime1 chimer, n. /chuym/, n., v., chimed, chiming. n. 1. an apparatus for striking a bell so as to produce a musical sound, as one at the front door of a house by which visitors announce their presence. 2. Often, chimes. a. a set of bells or of… …   Universalium

  • chime in — v. (D; intr.) to chime in with (to chime in with one s opinion) * * * [ tʃaɪm ɪn] (D; intr.) to chime in with (to chime in with one s opinion) …   Combinatory dictionary

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