What is the difference between chord and cord?


Definition: Noun

  • a group of (typically three or more) notes sounded together, as a basis of harmony.


  1. Jane loves the opening chords to this song.
  2. John knows how to play 3 chords on his guitar.

Definition: Verb

  • play, sing, or arrange notes in chords.


  1. His chording fits the melody perfectly.


Definition: Noun

  • thin, flexible string or rope made from several twisted strands.
  • an anatomical structure resembling a length of cord (e.g. the spinal cord, the umbilical cord).
  • an electric flex.
  • ribbed fabric, especially corduroy


  1. His hands are tied with cord.
  2. He has damage to his spinal cord.
  3. I ripped the phone cord from the wall.
  4. She wore her favourite purple cords.

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