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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

How to pronounce pin?

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How to say pin in sign language?

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How to use pin in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Borelli:

    I wanted to wear a tiny pin to express solidarity, but the parade officials physically blocked me and stood in my way. They said I can't march with the rainbow, sixty-year-old men acting childish -- want to be tough guys who can't get past my pin. It's a shame. These are people making out the rules for no reason.

  2. Paul Kleinschnitz:

    The simplest way to circumvent chip-and-PIN is to use a stolen card number to make an online purchase.

  3. Giles Jones:

    Running groups are using us to mark out running trails. People are using us to find their friends at festivals, we're basically a pin drop that you can say, write down, input into a device and then remember.

  4. Andrew King:

    Without a doubt( climate change) is a huge threat to human civilization, it's the details that we need to pin down.

  5. Victor Hugo:

    Should we continue to look upwards Is the light we can see in the sky one of those which will presently be extinguished The ideal is terrifying to behold, lost as it is in the depths, small, isolated, a pin-point, brilliant but threatened on all sides by the dark forces that surround it nevertheless, no more in danger than a star in the jaws of the clouds. (Les Miserables)


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