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1. pin

verb. ['ˈpɪn'] to hold fast or prevent from moving.

Synonyms

  • immobilise
  • trap

Antonyms

  • strengthening
  • die
  • stay

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Pin

  • 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
  • mcginn
  • levin
  • laminne
  • kaylynn

Sentences with pin


1. Noun, singular or mass
Attach a safety pin to the end of the narrow ribbon and thread it through the wide ribbon casing.

2. Verb, base form
Flip over the quilt and pin the second layer of the binding strip to the bottom of the quilt.

Quotes about pin


1. There are certain things about me that I will never tell to anyone because I am a very private person. But basically, what you see is who I am. I'm independent, I do like to be liked, I do look for the good side of life and people. I'm positive, I'm disciplined, I like my life in order, and I'm neat as a pin.
- Mary Tyler Moore

2. The bird, the pin, the song, the berries, the watch, the cracker, the dress that burst into flames. I am the mockingjay. The one that survived despite the Capitol's plans. The symbol of the rebellion.
- Suzanne Collins, Catching Fire

3. I want to grow a flower for every time someone tells me “F you.” Then I’ll go back to that person and *pin the flower on their lapel in a gesture of friendship. And while they are looking down on it in astonishment, I’ll bunch up my knuckles and punch them in the face.
- Jarod Kintz, I Want Two apply for a job at our country's largest funeral home, and then wear a suit and noose to the job interview.

2. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment.

Synonyms

  • scatter pin
  • brooch
  • tie tack
  • tiepin
  • scarfpin
  • jewellery
  • jewelry
  • stickpin
  • broach

Antonyms

  • rear
  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. pin

verb. ['ˈpɪn'] attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unpin
  • natural object
  • add

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] informal terms for the leg.

Synonyms

  • leg
  • peg

Antonyms

  • appreciate
  • lengthen
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing.

Synonyms

  • dory
  • dinghy
  • thole
  • rowboat
  • tholepin
  • rowlock
  • oarlock
  • peg

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • fail

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things.

Synonyms

  • rivet
  • safety pin
  • barrette
  • lynchpin
  • peg
  • fastener
  • hairpin
  • gudgeon pin
  • nog
  • bitt pin
  • fixing
  • hatpin
  • head
  • wrist pin
  • holdfast
  • fastening
  • linchpin
  • straight pin
  • pinhead
  • skewer
  • stem
  • shank

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • detach
  • follower
  • natural depression

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. pin

verb. ['ˈpɪn'] pierce with a pin.

Synonyms

  • spit
  • impale
  • skewer
  • empale
  • transfix

Antonyms

  • take away
  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • free

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target.

Synonyms

  • bowling pin
  • ninepin
  • kingpin
  • headpin
  • bowling equipment
  • duckpin
  • skittle pin
  • tenpin
  • skittle

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown.

Synonyms

  • cylinder lock
  • pin tumbler

Antonyms

  • nonalignment
  • failure
  • complain

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns.

Synonyms

  • pivot
  • pintle
  • axis
  • axis of rotation

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • accelerate
  • stretch
  • increase

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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