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Synonyms for spin
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spin(noun)

    a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)

    Synonyms:
    whirl, twist, twisting, tailspin, twirl

  2. spin, twirl, twist, twisting, whirl(noun)

    the act of rotating rapidly

    "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"

    Synonyms:
    bend, whirl, swirl, wind, twist, straining, convolution, tailspin, kink, braid, offer, wrench, crook, turn of events, tress, pull, winding, plait, vortex, go, crack, pass, construction, device, commotion, twirl, fling, torture, distortion, gimmick, turn, twisting, overrefinement, eddy

  3. spin(noun)

    a short drive in a car

    "he took the new car for a spin"

    Synonyms:
    whirl, twist, twisting, tailspin, twirl

  4. tailspin, spin(noun)

    rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral

    Synonyms:
    whirl, tailspin, twist, twisting, twirl

  5. spin(verb)

    a distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion)

    "the campaign put a favorable spin on the story"

    Synonyms:
    whirl, twist, twisting, tailspin, twirl

  6. spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate(verb)

    revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis

    "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"

    Synonyms:
    stagger, coil, whirl around, spin around, keel, lurch, gyrate, swag, swirl, spiral, spin out, careen, eddy, whirl, twirl, whirlpool, twiddle, purl, birl, tumble, reel

  7. spin(verb)

    stream in jets, of liquids

    "The creek spun its course through the woods"

    Synonyms:
    whirl, spin out, reel, twirl, birl, gyrate, spin around

  8. whirl, birl, spin, twirl(verb)

    cause to spin

    "spin a coin"

    Synonyms:
    swirl, tumble, gyrate, birl, whirl, eddy, reel, purl, birle, spin out, twirl, whirlpool, whirl around, twiddle, spin around

  9. spin(verb)

    make up a story

    "spin a yarn"

    Synonyms:
    whirl, spin out, reel, twirl, birl, gyrate, spin around

  10. spin(verb)

    form a web by making a thread

    "spiders spin a fine web"

    Synonyms:
    whirl, spin out, reel, twirl, birl, gyrate, spin around

  11. spin(verb)

    work natural fibers into a thread

    "spin silk"

    Synonyms:
    whirl, spin out, reel, twirl, birl, gyrate, spin around

  12. spin(verb)

    twist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation

    "The President's spokesmen had to spin the story to make it less embarrassing"

    Synonyms:
    whirl, spin out, reel, twirl, birl, gyrate, spin around

  13. spin, spin out(verb)

    prolong or extend

    "spin out a visit"

    Synonyms:
    reel, birl, whirl, twirl, spin out, gyrate, spin around

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spin(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    twist (into thread)

  2. spin(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    twirl, whirl

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    boldak, rotate, buldak, sapin, spin-lattice, turn, paramagnetic, revolve

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Translations for spin

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  • غزلArabic
  • прасціBelarusian
  • предаBulgarian
  • efecte, espínCatalan, Valencian
  • přístCzech
  • Spin, schönreden, spinnen, Trudeln, passende Auslegung, beschönigen, Beschönigung, Schönfärberei, positiv darstellen, Zurechtlegung, rotieren, Spritztour, DrallGerman
  • ιδιοστροφορμήGreek
  • hilar, sesgo positivo, giro, pintar bonito, vuelta, rotar, dorar la píldora, girar, barrena, espín, endulzarSpanish
  • رشتن, اسپینPersian
  • pyöriä, kierre, liike, pyörintä, kiertyä, lyödä, kaunistella, syöksykierre, spin, kehrätä, pyöriväFinnish
  • vrille, filer, effet, tournoyer, brossage, spinFrench
  • sníomhIrish
  • snìomhScottish Gaelic
  • स्पिनHindi
  • pörgés, forog, forgásHungarian
  • filare, piroettare, far girare, ruotare, girareItalian
  • スピン, 回転, 紡ぐ, きりもみJapanese
  • vērptLatvian
  • предеMacedonian
  • spinnen, doen draaien, draaienDutch
  • spinne, spinnNorwegian
  • spin, obracać się, wirować, prząść, obrótPolish
  • fiar, girarPortuguese
  • învârti, toarceRomanian
  • вращение, прясть, вертеться, [[искажать]] [[смысл]], сучить, вращаться, спин, спрясть, крутитьсяRussian
  • прȅсти, prȅstiSerbo-Croatian
  • prísťSlovak
  • prestiSlovene
  • spinn, snurra runt, spinna, snurra, skruvSwedish
  • สปิน, หมุนThai
  • eğirmek, dönmek, yaldızlamak, dolanmakTurkish
  • прястиUkrainian

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