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Synonyms for tin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tin, Sn, atomic number 50(noun)

    a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion; used in many alloys and to coat other metals to prevent corrosion; obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide

    atomic number 50, can, tin can, canister, cannister

  2. tin(noun)

    a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking

    atomic number 50, can, tin can, canister, cannister

  3. canister, cannister, tin(noun)

    metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour

    cannister, canister, tin can, can, atomic number 50, case shot, canister shot

  4. can, tin, tin can(verb)

    airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.

    fanny, privy, tail, seat, butt, stool, rear end, tin can, can, nates, bottom, potty, fundament, crapper, posterior, buttocks, behind, bathroom, stern, commode, backside, bum, john, atomic number 50, buns, can buoy, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, throne, hind end, rump, toilet, keister, lavatory, ass, prat, arse, lav, rear, tush, canister, canful, cannister, pot

  5. tin(verb)

    plate with tin

    put up, can

  6. can, tin, put up(verb)

    preserve in a can or tin

    "tinned foods are not very tasty"

    digest, abide, tolerate, put forward, support, sack, give the axe, can, endure, give the sack, put up, post, stick out, fire, offer, give notice, displace, house, stomach, erect, dismiss, raise, provide, nominate, brook, set up, domiciliate, suffer, stand, rear, force out, contribute, terminate, send away, bear

  7. tin(verb)

    prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface

    put up, can


  1. tin(verb)

    To cover with tin.

    can, tin can

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tin(n.)

    [Colloquial.] tin-plate, tinned iron, white iron

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    tian, tien, stannous, jeon, days, molt, moult, nit, moulting, ttn, tenn, flagon, molting, shanty, chun, shatin

How to use tin in a sentence?

  1. Pete Lanteri:

    We’re not paranoid tin-hat wearing freaks.

  2. John Wayne:

    I'm lookin' at a tin star with a, drunk pinned on it.

  3. Jean Tikaram:

    It's just nothing in sight. The tin food and water supplies are all gone.

  4. Joe Rundle:

    It's definitely tin hats time. If Leave wins there will be carnage for cable.

  5. Elizabeth Taylor:

    Yes. ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ – you ever listen to her voice? It’s awful.

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