1. The consonant or harmonic sounds of several correspondent instruments.
Instruments that made melodious chime
2. Correspondence of sound.
Love - harmonized the chime
3. The musical sounds of bells, struck with hammers.
4. Correspondence of proportion or relation.
5. A kind of periodical music, or tune of a clock, produced by an apparatus annexed to it.
6. A set of bells which chime or ring in harmony.
CHIME, verb intransitive
1. To sound in consonance or harmony; to accord.
To make the rough recital aptly chime
2. To correspond in relation or proportion.
Father and son, husband and wife, correlative terms, do readily chime
3. To agree; to fall in with.
He often chimed in with the discourse.
4. To agree; to suit with.
5. To jingle; to clatter.
The sely tonge may wel ringe and chimbe.
CHIME, verb transitive
1. To move, strike, or cause to sound in harmony.
2. To strike or cause to sound, as a set of bells.
CHIME, noun The edge or brim of a cask or tub, formed by the ends of the staves.