What is another word for fan?

Synonyms for fan
fæn, fɑnfan

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fannoun

    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, rooternoun

    an enthusiastic devotee of sports

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

  3. fan, buff, devotee, loververb

    an ardent follower and admirer

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

  4. fanverb

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

    Synonyms:
    winnow

  5. fanverb

    make (an emotion) fiercer

    "fan hatred"

    Synonyms:
    winnow

  6. fanverb

    agitate the air

    Synonyms:
    winnow

  7. winnow, fanverb

    separate the chaff from by using air currents

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

    Synonyms:
    cull out, winnow

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. fannoun

    Synonyms:
    flabellum (Eccl.)

    Associated words:
    brin, panache, plicate, plicated

  2. fanverb

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

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1746fan
#2721fans
#4373buffer
#5200powder
#6557lover
#10284stir
#10709ventilation
#10885cone
#11371vent
#12803excite
#15000supporter
#16338buff
#18223suction
#18990blower
#22168caramel
#26899provoke
#29678rouse
#35088ventilator
#36713pham
#43132arouse
#46836admirer
#47097groupie
#48758devotee
#49434rooter
#71611kindle
#86407agitate
#134645winnow

How to use fan in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Most of them are neither supporter nor fan or follower to a celebrity or any personality but only opportunity-seeker and it remains clearly visible through their attitude and behaviour.

  2. Blake Lawrence:

    This fall when a college sports fan is scrolling through Twitter, they’re going to see a video from their favorite student-athlete and that video could be that athlete providing a post-game recap. Their thoughts on the game they just played, the fan hits play on that video and they will see a five - to 15 - to 30-second advertisement before the video plays.

  3. Robert Smithson:

    I'm not a fan of change for the sake of change, unless there is a really compelling reason of somebody else who can do a better job I think it's probably better he stays.

  4. Nathan Chapman:

    Amy Stroup has what is a rarity among most people doing music but common for all great artists that make a real impact – unique artistry that is immediately identifiable. That special something that cuts through the noise. I’ve been a fan since the first song.

  5. Elton John:

    I've always been a big Hillary fan. I hope she's the next American president.


Translations for fan

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  • 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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