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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wan

    pale, livid, lurid, dusky, bloodless, haggard

    fresh-colored, lively, bright, incarnadine, sanguine, chubby

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wide area network, WANadjective

    a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network

    wide area network

    alive, colourful, strong, animated, colorful

  2. pale, pallid, wan, sickadjective

    (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble

    "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan light of dawn"

    queasy, sickish, pale, mad, unhinged, sick(p), sick, ghastly, grisly, fed up(p), gruesome, nauseous, macabre, brainsick, ill, sick of(p), demented, crazy, grim, disturbed, tired of(p), unbalanced, disgusted, nauseated, pallid

    alive, strong, animated, colorful, colourful

  3. pale, pallid, wanadjective

    abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress

    "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"

    pallid, pale, sick

    strong, colourful, alive, animated, colorful

  4. wanverb

    lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness

    "a wan smile"

    pallid, pale, sick

    animated, alive, colourful, strong, colorful

  5. wanverb

    become pale and sickly

    animated, colorful, alive, colourful, strong

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wanadjective

    pale, pallid, cadaverous, ashy, of a sickly hue

  2. wanverb

    turn pale, grow pale

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wan":

    bay, wans, beach, cove, gulf

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. wan

    Pill-Chinese medicine, see there

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How to use wan in a sentence?

  1. De Niro:

    First, I wan na say,' f *** President Donald Trump,' it's no longer' Down with President Donald Trump,' it's' f *** Trump.'.

  2. Captain Dave Carraro of FV-Tuna:

    We all wan na see each other succeed having successful seasons — while catching fish and all making money — however, every boat wants to be that top boat, this year specifically it is very competitive and coming down to the wire. The finale is going to be very close. I ca n’t say who is going to win, we all know, but it’s going to come down to the very last fish.

  3. Trevor Reed in a CNN:

    And a lot of people are not going to like what I'm gon na say about this, but I kind of viewed their -- having hope as being a weakness, so I did not wan na have that hope of, like, me, you know, being released somehow and then have that taken from me.

  4. Roy Moore:

    If Roy Moore ask me the difference between myself and Doug Jones ? Everything, i want a wall. I wan na stop illegal aliens.

  5. Amanda Kloots:

    I'm really blown away guys... I wan na thank anyone that has given anything that they can, it's just overwhelming, I really thank you so much.

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