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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pan, cooking pan(noun)

    cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel

    genus Pan, goat god, cooking pan

  2. Pan, goat god(noun)

    (Greek mythology) god of fields and woods and shepherds and flocks; represented as a man with goat's legs and horns and ears; identified with Roman Sylvanus or Faunus

    genus Pan, goat god, cooking pan

  3. pan(noun)

    shallow container made of metal

    genus Pan, goat god, cooking pan

  4. Pan, genus Pan(verb)

    chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids

    genus Pan, goat god, cooking pan

  5. pan(verb)

    make a sweeping movement

    "The camera panned across the room"

    pan out, pan off, tear apart, trash

  6. pan, pan out, pan off(verb)

    wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals

    pan out, pan off, tear apart, trash

  7. pan, tear apart, trash(verb)

    express a totally negative opinion of

    "The critics panned the performance"

    pan out, pan off, scrap, tear apart, trash, junk

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pan(n)

    basin, chafer

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pan":

    poon, nap, naps, sump, crankcase, mr, stove, phan, bread, saucepan, pan-pearl, pun, skillet, npoa, npa, pivot, pan-, widescreen, lac, panoramic, plateau, pot

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How to use pan in a sentence?

  1. Hakan Enver:

    Out of the frying pan and into the fire: we barely got to take a breath between Brexit and this new global crisis.

  2. Marcel Aubut:

    Such is the momentum of what happened here in Toronto. This is the momentum that should help us, the IOC likes when the people support Olympic Games. They love The IOC. I am not shy to say those Games( Toronto Pan Ams) became Olympic Games.

  3. Jackie Mills:

    I just got a mini doughnut pan, and it makes the cutest desserts. It's probably four bites, so you can bake a regular cake batter in it and have automatic portion control.

  4. Miguel de Cervantes:

    Let me leap out of the frying-pan into the fire or, out of God's blessing into the warm sun.

  5. Eurosport Chief Executive Peter Hutton:

    Pre-Discovery, essentially it was a pan-European model in 21 languages with largely the same content, that needs to now have a nationality face with it, and to some degree have the right content for that territory.

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