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Synonyms for pin down

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  1. pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow down, narrow, specify(verb)

    define clearly

    "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"

    Synonyms:
    particularise, constrict, qualify, narrow, pin up, destine, nail, peg down, fix, trap, delineate, determine, particularize, assign, define, specify, finalise, intend, nail down, contract, designate, specialize, delimit, specialise, constringe, peg, set apart, delimitate, stipulate, limit, set, condition, finalize, narrow down, settle

  2. trap, pin down(verb)

    place in a confining or embarrassing position

    "He was trapped in a difficult situation"

    Synonyms:
    trap, ensnare, entrap, nail down, narrow, peg down, immobilize, snare, trammel, narrow down, specify, pin, pin up, immobilise

  3. pin down, pin up(verb)

    attach with or as if with a pin

    "pin up a picture"

    Synonyms:
    trap, pin up, nail down, specify, peg down, narrow down, narrow

How to pronounce pin down?

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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say pin down in sign language?

  1. pindown

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How to use pin down in a sentence?

  1. Kunho Lee:

    The supply will be overflowing at that point but it's difficult to pin down the exact order of magnitude, an educated guess is that we are unlikely to be in the market for the rest of the year.

  2. Andrew King:

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

  3. Enid Bagnold:

    Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it's the answer to everything. To Why am I here? To uselessness. It's the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower out of life, even if it's a cactus.


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