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Synonyms for pen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pennoun

    a writing implement with a point from which ink flows

    penitentiary, playpen

  2. pennoun

    an enclosure for confining livestock

    penitentiary, playpen

  3. playpen, pennoun

    a portable enclosure in which babies may be left to play

    penitentiary, playpen

  4. penitentiary, pennoun

    a correctional institution for those convicted of major crimes

    penitentiary, playpen

  5. penverb

    female swan

    penitentiary, playpen

  6. write, compose, pen, inditeverb

    produce a literary work

    "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"

    spell, draw up, compose, compile, save, indite, publish, frame, drop a line, write

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. penverb

    write, compose, indite

  2. penverb

    incage, coop, confine, enclose, impound, imprison, incarcerate, shut up, shut in, hem in, wall in, rail in

  3. pennoun

    enclosure, COOP, PENFOLD, pinfold, pound

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pennoun

    coop, sty, cote, enclosure, hutch, paddock, pound, pinfold, corral, stockade

  2. penverb

    confine, coop, encage, corral

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pen":

    pencil, feather, plume, stylus, crayon, nep, aup, paddock, quill, ink

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How to use pen in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    It looked like it could have been a pen. But you know, from the standpoint of where we are, who knows what it is. So she grabs me and then he maybe brushed her aside, and we’re going to destroy his life for that ? I don’t think so.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    When enough material assets have been accumulated by all means and nothing much is left to be done, a rich person is most likely to pen down a book only to make more money out of it.

  3. President Trump:

    I am sitting in the Oval Office with a pen in hand, waiting for our senators to give it to me.

  4. Chuck Schumer:

    Borrowers don't just need their debts paused ; they need them erased, with the flick of a pen, President Biden could provide millions upon millions of student loan borrowers a new lease on life.

  5. Dominic Thomas:

    That is a pretty solid indication of the way people are going to respond to (Sunday's vote), by not tolerating someone like Marine Le Pen.

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