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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

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How to use tin in a sentence?

  1. Famer Kobe Bryant:

    I was happy I was able to get loose a little bit, i felt like the Tin Man for a while and couldn't find any oil anywhere to loosen up these joints. I felt pretty good - it was fun and it was a good competitive game.

  2. Darcy Brown:

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

  3. Zhe Zhe:

    I used only one tin can and an alcohol lamp, which is safer, in [their video] we could clearly see that they used two cans and not a lamp.

  4. Demelza Bischoff:

    It felt like the whole house was going to crumble, it started getting really bad, the tin roof started lifting and the ceiling blew out.

  5. Moe Yan Naing:

    Police Brigadier General Tin Ko Ko told the police members, 'if you don't get Wa Lone, you will go to jail'.

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