Definition of "chained" []

  • A flexible length of metal links, used for confining, connecting, pulling, etc, or in jewellery (noun)
  • Anything that confines, fetters, or restrains (noun)
  • A set of metal links that fit over the tyre of a motor vehicle to increase traction and reduce skidding on an icy surface (noun)
  • A number of establishments such as hotels, shops, etc, having the same owner or management (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A series of related or connected facts, events, etc (noun)
  • A series of deals in which each depends on a purchaser selling before being able to buy (noun)
  • (of reasoning) a sequence of arguments each of which takes the conclusion of the preceding as a premise (noun)
  • A unit of length equal to 22 yards (noun)
  • A unit of length equal to 100 feet (noun)
  • Two or more atoms or groups bonded together so that the configuration of the resulting molecule, ion, or radical resembles a chain (noun)
  • A series of natural features, esp approximately parallel mountain ranges (noun)
  • To measure with a chain or tape (verb)
  • To confine, tie, or make fast with or as if with a chain (verb)
  • To sew using chain stitch (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of chain. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Bound with chains (adjective)
  • (of data items) linked in a chain (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "chained" in a sentence
  • "The new index, which is known as the "chained consumer price index" CCPI, typically shows a rate of inflation 0.3 percentage points less than the CPI currently used to adjust benefits."
  • "The preferred replacement is called the "chained" consumer price index."
  • "Report Abuse "The preferred replacement for COLA is called the "chained" consumer price index...""