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Synonyms for fan
fæn, fɑn

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term fan.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fan(noun)

    a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces

    Synonyms:
    lover, buff, rooter, devotee, sports fan

  2. sports fan, fan, rooter(noun)

    an enthusiastic devotee of sports

    Synonyms:
    lover, buff, rooter, devotee, sports fan

  3. fan, buff, devotee, lover(verb)

    an ardent follower and admirer

    Synonyms:
    sports fan, buffer, rooter, devotee, lover, caramel brown, raw sienna, yellowish brown, buff, caramel

  4. fan(verb)

    strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher)

    Synonyms:
    winnow

  5. fan(verb)

    make (an emotion) fiercer

    "fan hatred"

    Synonyms:
    winnow

  6. fan(verb)

    agitate the air

    Synonyms:
    winnow

  7. winnow, fan(verb)

    separate the chaff from by using air currents

    "She stood there winnowing chaff all day in the field"

    Synonyms:
    cull out, winnow

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fan

    Synonyms:
    agitate, arouse, excite, kindle, provoke, rouse, stir, stir up

    Antonyms:
    allay, alleviate, appease, calm, compose, mollify, pacify, quiet, soothe, still, tranquilize

Editors Contribution

  1. grille

    because it has a fan in the grille

    i just turned off the fan on the grille

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  
  2. stan

    Submitted by ryan_1 on July 18, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fan(n)

    Synonyms:
    flabellum (Eccl.)

    Associated words:
    brin, panache, plicate, plicated

  2. fan(v)

    Synonyms:
    winnow, cool, ventilate, stimulate, rouse, foment, provoke, encourage

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    blower, fans, admirer, ventilator, cone, pham, vent, powder, groupie, supporter, suction, van, ventilation

How to pronounce fan?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say fan in sign language?

  1. fan

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How to use fan in a sentence?

  1. Nico Hulkenberg:

    Porsche and Le Mans – this combination probably attracts every race driver, i’ve been a Porsche fan for a long time and have been watching their return to the LMP1 class closely.

  2. Philadelphia Police Capt. Jason Smith:

    I'm not a fan of street justice, i think everything should play out through us as it comes to criminal actions.

  3. Brad Pitt:

    Mr. Marc Maron ! This is cool as s --- ! ... Dude, I'm a fan !

  4. Salma Hayek:

    I was a huge fan of Matteo and it was kind of like a dream come true.

  5. Major League Baseball:

    After conferring with local officials, it was determined that Wednesday afternoon's game should be played without fan admittance in order to minimize safety concerns.


Translations for fan

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • reeksAfrikaans
  • مشجعينArabic
  • fanat, azarkeşAzerbaijani
  • вентыля́тарBelarusian
  • вентила́тор, фен, отвявам, ветрило, запалянко, веяBulgarian
  • ventilador, ventar, palmito, vano, aficionat, ventall, fanCatalan, Valencian
  • vějíř, milovník, fanoušek, větrák, příznivecCzech
  • cefnogwrWelsh
  • ventilator, entusiast, spredes i vifteform, vifte, tilhænger, fanDanish
  • auffächern, belüften, fächern, ventilieren, Gebläse, Ventilator, Liebhaber, Fächer, Fan, Lüfter, anwehen, anfachenGerman
  • βεντάλια, οπαδός, αερίζω, ανεμιστήραςGreek
  • ventolilo, ventumilo, admirantoEsperanto
  • abanicar, abanico, aficionado, ventilador, hincha, ventilar, seguidor, fanSpanish
  • fänn, ventilaatorEstonian
  • فن, طرفدار, بادبزن, فن الکتریکی, هوادار, پنکهPersian
  • tuulettaa, puhallin, fani, taputtaa, puhaltaa, viuhka, diggari, levitä, tuuletin, kannattaja, pyrstö, kaari, ihailija, hajotaFinnish
  • disperser, admiratrice, éventail, fan, éventer, ventilateur, admirateurFrench
  • abanoGalician
  • מאוורר, חובבת, אוהד, מעריץ, מניפה, חובב, אוהדת, מעריצהHebrew
  • प्रHindi
  • legyező, ventilátor, rajongó, szurkolóHungarian
  • երկրպագու, օդափոխիչ, հովհարիչ, հովհարArmenian
  • irradiar se, flabello, devoto, propagar se, ventilator, fanatico, ventilar, flabellar, fanInterlingua
  • vifta, áhangandi, blævængur, aðdáandiIcelandic
  • ventilatore, ventaglio, tifosoItalian
  • 扇子, ファン, 扇, 扇風機Japanese
  • ვენტილატორი, გულშემატკივარი, მარაო, ფანი, დაბერვაGeorgian
  • បក់, ផ្លិត, កង្ហារ, អ្នកគាំទ្រKhmer
  • 선풍기, 부채, 팬Korean
  • باوه‌شێن, باوه‌شێن کردنKurdish
  • flabellum, ventiloLatin
  • ພັດລົມ, ວີLao
  • ventiliatorius, sirgalius, gerbėjas, vėduoklė, fanasLithuanian
  • fēns, ventilators, vēdeklisLatvian
  • tāwhiriMāori
  • ла́дало, лепеза, вентила́тор, лепе́заMacedonian
  • kipas, peminat, kipas elektrikMalay
  • ပန်ကာBurmese
  • waaier, fan, liefhebber, bewonderaarster, ventilator, bewonderaarDutch
  • tilhengjarNorwegian Nynorsk
  • vifte, tilhenger, fanNorwegian
  • wachlować, wentylator, fan, wachlarz, kibic, miłośnik, rozdmuchać, wiatrak, fanka, dmuchać, wentylowaćPolish
  • abano, leque, fã, abanar, abanico, ventoinha, flabelar, ventilador, flabelo, ventilarPortuguese
  • vântura, ventilatorRomanian
  • ве́ер, болельщик, фэн, обдувать, вентиля́тор, фанат, фан, овевать, любитель, поклонник, рассредотачиватьсяRussian
  • vetrilo, лепеза, навијач, вентилатор, љубитељ, ветрило, обожаватељ, lepeza, обожавалац, ventilatorSerbo-Croatian
  • ventilátorSlovak
  • ventilatorSlovene
  • fushaAlbanian
  • solfjäder, fan, sig, fläkt, beundrare, sprida, fläktaSwedish
  • shabikiSwahili
  • விசிறிTamil
  • สาวก, แฟนThai
  • abaniko, bentilador, pamaypay, tagahangaTagalog
  • vantilatör, taraftar, yelpaze, hayranTurkish
  • вентиля́торUkrainian
  • quạtVietnamese
  • keproanVolapük
  • פאָכערYiddish

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