US: /ˈkɔɹd/
UK: /kˈɔːd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

chord /kɔ:d/
  • danh từ
    • (thơ ca) dây (đàn hạc)
    • (toán học) dây cung
    • (giải phẫu) dây, thừng
      • vocal chords: dây thanh âm
    • to strike (touch) a deep chord in the heart of somebody
      • đánh đúng vào tình cảm của ai
    • to touch the right chord
      • gãi đúng vào chỗ ngứa; chạm đúng nọc
  • danh từ
    • (âm nhạc) hợp âm
    • (hội họa) sự điều hợp (màu sắc)

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 (music) two or more notes played together
2 (mathematics) a straight line that joins two points on a curve
See also - VOCAL CORDS
Idioms: strike / touch a chord (with sb) to say or do sth that makes people feel sympathy or enthusiasm: The speaker had obviously struck a chord with his audience.

Collocation dictionary


major, minor | C, D, etc. | augmented, diminished
a diminished 7th chord
| dominant, tonic, etc. | 7th, 9th, etc. | full | broken | jazz | guitar, piano


play, strum


change, progression, sequence

Concise English dictionary

+a straight line connecting two points on a curve
+a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together
+play chords on (a string instrument)
+bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing