Chiming
Chime Chime, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Chimed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chiming}.] [See {Chime}, n.] 1. To sound in harmonious accord, as bells. [1913 Webster]

2. To be in harmony; to agree; to suit; to harmonize; to correspond; to fall in with. [1913 Webster]

Everything chimed in with such a humor. --W. irving. [1913 Webster]

3. To join in a conversation; to express assent; -- followed by in or in with. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

4. To make a rude correspondence of sounds; to jingle, as in rhyming. --Cowley [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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