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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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tin(n)

    stannum, latten, prillion

    Associated words:
    stannary, stannic, stanniferous, stannous, shadd

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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How to use tin in a sentence?

  1. Darcy Brown:

    It was so devastating to see. All the tin is flat to the ground. Some of the bricks are still standing.

  2. Moe Yan Naing:

    Police Brigadier General Tin Ko Ko gave the documents to Police Lance Corporal Naing Lin and told him to give them to Wa Lone and said that when Wa Lone comes out of the restaurant, the Htaunt Kyant regional police force has to entrap him and arrest him, police Brigadier General Tin Ko Ko told the police members, 'if you don't get Wa Lone, you will go to jail'.

  3. Richard Williams:

    The ethically sourced aspect of the high tech world today is a very prominent issue, certainly in tin, there's a real push from end-users and investors to ensure that there's a clean chain of supply.

  4. Elizabeth Taylor:

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

  5. Pete Lanteri:

    We’re not paranoid tin-hat wearing freaks.

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