Definition: 'Chief'

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  • Length: 5 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: chief

Lexical Information:
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • An attributive adjective: it comes before a noun and not after a copula verb.
  • Nouns are words giving names to objects and things, which can be physical or concepts, etc

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Similar Words (using 'chief' as word stem):

Prefix + 'chief'

handkerchief, kerchief, mischief, neckerchief, subchief, tallchief,

'chief' + Suffix

chiefdom, chiefdoms, chiefer, chiefest, chiefly, chiefs, chieftain, chieftaincies, chieftaincy, chieftains, chieftainship, chieftainships,