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Synonyms for pin
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pin(noun)

    a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment

    Synonyms:
    fall, flag, stick, personal identification number, pin tumbler, pivot, rowlock, tholepin, oarlock, peg, thole, bowling pin

    Antonyms:
    unpin

  2. fall, pin(noun)

    when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat

    Synonyms:
    tholepin, stick, crepuscule, thole, dip, surrender, flag, twilight, spill, gloaming, downslope, tumble, declivity, bowling pin, decline, declination, pivot, descent, fall, rowlock, autumn, pin tumbler, evenfall, gloam, oarlock, peg, downfall, declension, personal identification number, crepuscle, nightfall, dusk, free fall, drop, capitulation

    Antonyms:
    unpin

  3. peg, pin(noun)

    small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.

    Synonyms:
    oarlock, tholepin, wooden leg, pin tumbler, peg, nog, pivot, thole, leg, bowling pin, stick, pegleg, fall, personal identification number, flag, rowlock

    Antonyms:
    unpin

  4. personal identification number, PIN, PIN number(noun)

    a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts

    Synonyms:
    fall, flag, stick, personal identification number, pin tumbler, pivot, rowlock, tholepin, oarlock, peg, thole, bowling pin

    Antonyms:
    unpin

  5. pin, peg, stick(noun)

    informal terms for the leg

    "fever left him weak on his sticks"

    Synonyms:
    oarlock, reefer, tholepin, stick, joystick, pin tumbler, peg, nog, control stick, pivot, thole, joint, leg, bowling pin, pegleg, spliff, fall, personal identification number, marijuana cigarette, flag, wooden leg, rowlock

    Antonyms:
    unpin

  6. pivot, pin(noun)

    axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns

    Synonyms:
    fall, thole, flag, stick, pin tumbler, pivot man, pivot, rowlock, tholepin, oarlock, peg, personal identification number, bowling pin

    Antonyms:
    unpin

  7. pin, pin tumbler(noun)

    cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown

    Synonyms:
    fall, flag, stick, personal identification number, pin tumbler, pivot, rowlock, tholepin, oarlock, peg, thole, bowling pin

    Antonyms:
    unpin

  8. pin, flag(noun)

    flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green

    Synonyms:
    oarlock, tholepin, stick, pin tumbler, peg, masthead, pivot, thole, flagstone, signal flag, sword lily, bowling pin, fleur-de-lis, fall, personal identification number, flag, rowlock, iris

    Antonyms:
    unpin

  9. pin(noun)

    a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things

    Synonyms:
    fall, flag, stick, personal identification number, pin tumbler, pivot, rowlock, tholepin, oarlock, peg, thole, bowling pin

    Antonyms:
    unpin

  10. peg, pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock(noun)

    a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

    Synonyms:
    oarlock, tholepin, wooden leg, pin tumbler, peg, nog, pivot, thole, leg, bowling pin, stick, pegleg, fall, personal identification number, flag, rowlock

    Antonyms:
    unpin

  11. bowling pin, pin(verb)

    a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target

    Synonyms:
    fall, flag, oarlock, stick, pin tumbler, personal identification number, pivot, rowlock, tholepin, bowling pin, peg, thole

    Antonyms:
    unpin

  12. trap, pin, immobilize, immobilise(verb)

    to hold fast or prevent from moving

    "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"

    Synonyms:
    trap, ensnare, freeze, entrap, pin down, immobilize, snare, trammel, block, immobilise

    Antonyms:
    unpin

  13. pin(verb)

    attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins

    "pin the needle to the shirt". "pin the blame on the innocent man"

    Synonyms:
    immobilise, immobilize, trap

    Antonyms:
    unpin

  14. pin(verb)

    pierce with a pin

    "pin down the butterfly"

    Synonyms:
    immobilise, immobilize, trap

    Antonyms:
    unpin

  15. pin(verb)

    immobilize a piece

    Synonyms:
    immobilise, immobilize, trap

    Antonyms:
    unpin

Wiktionary

  1. pin(noun)

    Synonyms:
    peg

  2. pin(noun)

    Synonyms:
    skittle

  3. pin(noun)

    Synonyms:
    brooch

  4. pin(noun)

    A small nail with a head and a sharp point.

    Synonyms:
    nail, tack

  5. pin(noun)

    A simple accessory that can be attached to clothing with a pin or fastener, often round and bearing a design, logo or message, and used for decoration, identification or to show political affiliation, etc.

    Synonyms:
    badge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pin(n.)

    Synonyms:
    peg, BOLT

  2. pin(n.)

    Synonyms:
    straw (as something of no value), fig, button, rush, feather, farthing, brass farthing

  3. pin(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fasten with a pin

  4. pin(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fasten, fix, make fast

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pin(n)

    Synonyms:
    peg, bolt, skewer, spilikin, spile, plug, linchpin

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How to use pin in a sentence?

  1. British Cave Rescue Council:

    Back here in the UK, there is an assessment of electronic equipment that may be suitable to pin-point the underground location of the boys and coach with a greater degree of accuracy than the published surveys, the necessary equipment will be sent to Thailand if electronic experts agree on the feasibility that it will operate over such depths.

  2. Wenzel Michalski:

    He said it was like you could a hear a pin drop, his cover was blown. His new friends said you can't hang out with us anymore because you're Jewish and the attacks quickly became worse and worse.

  3. Jane Park:

    It was playing a little bit longer this morning and we got the wind as well, the pin positions were a little trickier.

  4. Mark Esper:

    I spoke with the President on Sunday. He gave me the order that Eddie Gallagher will retain his Trident pin.

  5. Rajeev Hingorani:

    We cautioned the family about such incidents because Sameera was lucky that the pin did not cause any major internal injuries or damage the stomach walls, had there been a delay in the treatment, we wouldve been forced to perform a surgery.

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