Definitions For Chain


  • A series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament
  • A necklace made by stringing objects together
  • Anything that acts as a restraint
  • A linked or connected series of objects
  • (business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership
  • A series of things depending on each other as if linked together
  • (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
  • A series of hills or mountains
  • British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)
  • A unit of length
  • A series of usually metal links or rings that are connected to each other in a line and used for supporting heavy things, for holding things together, for decoration, etc.
  • A chain that is attached to the arms or legs of a prisoner
  • A series or group of things or people that are connected to each other in some way


  • Fasten or secure with chains
  • Connect or arrange into a chain by linking
  • To fasten, hold, or connect (someone or something) with a chain

Is Chain a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Chain is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Chain in a Sentence

  • We'll need 25 feet of chain for the pulley.
  • The new book chronicles the chain of events leading up to the crime.
  • They own a chain of organic grocery stores.
  • She chained her bicycle to the post and went inside.
  • chaining up the dog in the backyard

Synonyms for Chain

Antonyms for Chain

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