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1. pen

noun. ['ˈpɛn'] a writing implement with a point from which ink flows.

Synonyms

  • felt-tip pen
  • Magic Marker
  • pen nib
  • quill pen
  • fountain pen
  • quill
  • nib
  • ballpoint pen
  • writing implement
  • felt-tipped pen
  • Biro
  • Sharpie
  • felt tip
  • ballpen

Antonyms

  • leave office
  • give
  • encode
  • adduct

Etymology

  • penne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • penn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Pen

  • cnnfn
  • tienanmen
  • sebastiane
  • patrolmen
  • )end-the-paren
  • councilmen
  • (left-paren
  • handymen
  • comedienne
  • )close-paren
  • vannguyen
  • )right-paren
  • madeleine
  • knin
  • georgienne
  • )end-paren
  • asean
  • anchormen
  • teng-wen
  • sheng-fen
  • sdn
  • salmen
  • pitchmen
  • phenfen
  • ming-jen
  • magten
  • lpn
  • dufresne
  • courchesne
  • cnn

How do you pronounce pen?

Pronounce pen as pɛn.

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Sentences with pen


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use a pen to mark the shade at least 1 inch above the top of the window.

2. Adjective
Enclose the pen using 2-by-4 inch wire, wrapping it all the way around the frame of the pen.

Quotes about pen


1. Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier, Maud Muller - Pamphlet

2. A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
- Nelson Mandela

3. A woman knows very well that, though a wit sends her his poems, praises her judgment, solicits her criticism, and drinks her tea, this by no means signifies that he respects her opinions, admires her understanding, or will refuse, though the rapier is denied him, to run through the body with his pen.
- Virginia Woolf, Orlando

2. pen-and-ink

noun. a drawing executed with pen and ink.

3. pen-friend

noun. a person you come to know by frequent friendly correspondence.

Synonyms

  • correspondent
  • letter writer

4. pen-tail

noun. brown tree shrew having a naked tail bilaterally fringed with long stiff hairs on the distal third; of Malaysia.

Synonyms

  • genus Ptilocercus
  • Ptilocercus
  • pentail
  • tree shrew

5. pen-tailed_tree_shrew

noun. brown tree shrew having a naked tail bilaterally fringed with long stiff hairs on the distal third; of Malaysia.

Synonyms

  • pen-tail
  • Ptilocercus
  • pentail
  • tree shrew

6. pen

verb. ['ˈpɛn'] produce a literary work.

Synonyms

  • rewrite
  • draw
  • reference
  • write on
  • compose
  • spell
  • draft
  • write copy
  • create verbally
  • indite
  • profile
  • write off
  • knock off
  • write up
  • write
  • cite
  • annotate
  • verse
  • lyric
  • versify
  • dash off
  • toss off
  • footnote
  • poetize
  • dramatize
  • write of
  • publish
  • dramatise
  • author
  • script
  • write about
  • poetise
  • scratch off
  • paragraph
  • outline
  • write out
  • fling off

Antonyms

  • thicken
  • agitate
  • unspell
  • discharge

Etymology

  • penne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • penn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. pen

noun. ['ˈpɛn'] an enclosure for confining livestock.

Synonyms

  • rodeo
  • creep
  • kraal
  • paddock
  • holding yard
  • sheepcote
  • sty
  • sheepfold
  • pinfold
  • enclosure
  • cow pen
  • pigsty
  • pigpen
  • corral
  • sheep pen
  • cattle pen
  • holding paddock
  • holding pen

Antonyms

  • repel
  • abduct
  • glycerolize
  • invest

Etymology

  • penne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • penn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. pen

noun. ['ˈpɛn'] a portable enclosure in which babies may be left to play.

Synonyms

  • playpen

Antonyms

  • exhale
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • penne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • penn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. pen

noun. ['ˈpɛn'] female swan.

Antonyms

  • refuse

Etymology

  • penne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • penn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. pen

noun. ['ˈpɛn'] a correctional institution for those convicted of major crimes.

Synonyms

  • penitentiary

Antonyms

  • sheathe
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • penne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • penn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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