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1. gin

verb. ['ˈdʒɪn'] trap with a snare.

Synonyms

  • entrap
  • trammel
  • trap
  • ensnare

Antonyms

  • unify
  • arrive
  • stand still
  • wholly

Etymology

  • ginnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ginnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Gin

  • verduin
  • kyoung-min
  • yan-bin
  • wherein
  • violin
  • vanryn
  • mcquinn
  • mcminn
  • mclinn
  • mclin
  • mcglynn
  • mcglinn
  • glavine
  • eldwin
  • chang-hsin
  • chagrin
  • bongjin
  • yalin
  • within
  • therein
  • o'quinn
  • oguinn
  • o'guinn
  • oflynn
  • o'flynn
  • mcguinn
  • levin
  • laminne
  • kaylynn
  • itkin

Example sentences of the word gin


1. Noun, singular or mass
Crazy eights, gin rummy and double solitaire require some strategy but are simple enough for children to enjoy.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
A traditional gimlet features gin, lime juice and simple syrup.

Quotes containing the word gin


1. He was conscious of nothing except the blankness of the page in front of him, the itching of the skin above his ankle, the blaring of the music, and a slight booziness caused by the gin.
- George Orwell, 1984

2. We real cool. We Left school. We Lurk late. We Strike straight. We Sing sin. We Thin gin. We Jazz June. We Die soon.
- Gwendolyn Brooks, Selected Poems

3. We played for about half an hour before I realized we were actually playing two different games. What I’d thought of as ludo was actually a game called gin rummy, and what Warren was playing seemed to be a mixture of craps and table tennis. Once we started playing by one consistent set of rules, though, the fun was really over.
- Graham Parke, No Hope for Gomez!

2. gin

noun. ['ˈdʒɪn'] a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers.

Synonyms

  • machine

Antonyms

  • join
  • connect

Etymology

  • ginnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ginnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. gin

noun. ['ˈdʒɪn'] a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points.

Synonyms

  • gin rummy
  • knock rummy
  • rum

Antonyms

  • free
  • let go of
  • nondrinker
  • familiar

Etymology

  • ginnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ginnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. gin

noun. ['ˈdʒɪn'] strong liquor flavored with juniper berries.

Synonyms

  • geneva
  • strong drink
  • hard drink
  • martini
  • pink lady
  • Holland gin
  • juniper berries
  • gin and tonic
  • gin and it
  • sloe gin
  • hard liquor
  • booze
  • liquor
  • Hollands
  • spirits
  • bathtub gin

Antonyms

  • inside
  • middle
  • end
  • misconception

Etymology

  • ginnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ginnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. gin

noun. ['ˈdʒɪn'] a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose.

Synonyms

  • snare
  • trap
  • slipknot

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unite
  • multiply
  • agreement

Etymology

  • ginnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ginnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. gin

verb. ['ˈdʒɪn'] separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin.

Synonyms

  • part
  • disunite
  • separate

Antonyms

  • shared
  • united
  • joint
  • same

Etymology

  • ginnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ginnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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