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1. spin

verb. ['ˈspɪn'] revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis.

Synonyms

  • gyrate
  • whirl
  • whirligig
  • reel
  • go around
  • revolve
  • spin around

Antonyms

  • past
  • take
  • hire
  • nonpayment

Etymology

  • spinnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Spin

  • 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 spin


1. Verb, base form
Hold the cover of the closed face reel and spin it counterclockwise.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If you prefer, place it in a salad spinner and spin to remove the excess water.

Quotes about spin


1. Do you ever just put your arms out and just spin and spin and spin? Well, that's what love is like; everything inside of you tells you to stop before you fall, but for some reason you just keep going.
- Alice Hoffman, Practical Magic

2. This is love, I think. A place where people who have been alone may lock together like hawks and spin in the air, dizzy with surprise at the connection. A place you go willingly, and with wonder
- Jodi Picoult, Keeping Faith

3. I always wear roller skates when I ride my bicycle. The more wheels the better, and that's what makes me a better lover. You know you want to go for a spin. I'll bring the record player, if you bring 1982 and her little sister, Elton John.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. spin

verb. ['ˈspɪn'] stream in jets, of liquids.

Synonyms

  • centrifugate
  • centrifuge
  • stream

Antonyms

  • pull
  • attract
  • straighten
  • straighten out

Etymology

  • spinnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. spin

verb. ['ˈspɪn'] work natural fibers into a thread.

Synonyms

  • twine
  • distort

Antonyms

  • unstrain
  • discourage
  • unbalance

Etymology

  • spinnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. spin

noun. ['ˈspɪn'] a short drive in a car.

Synonyms

  • drive

Antonyms

  • straight
  • ride

Etymology

  • spinnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. spin

verb. ['ˈspɪn'] form a web by making a thread.

Synonyms

  • extrude
  • create from raw material
  • create from raw stuff

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • motionlessness
  • sour
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • spinnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. spin

noun. ['ˈspɪn'] rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral.

Synonyms

  • stunt flying
  • stunting
  • tailspin
  • acrobatics

Antonyms

  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • unweave
  • unbend

Etymology

  • spinnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. spin

noun. ['ˈspɪn'] a distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion).

Synonyms

  • rendition
  • rendering

Antonyms

  • pronation
  • dextrorotation
  • levorotation

Etymology

  • spinnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. spin

noun. ['ˈspɪn'] a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile).

Synonyms

  • rotation
  • side
  • revolution
  • backspin
  • gyration
  • topspin

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • front
  • rear
  • windward

Etymology

  • spinnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. spin

verb. ['ˈspɪn'] cause to spin.

Synonyms

  • birl
  • whirl
  • twirl
  • rotate

Antonyms

  • unknot
  • untwine
  • uncoil
  • walk

Etymology

  • spinnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. spin

noun. ['ˈspɪn'] the act of rotating rapidly.

Synonyms

  • whirl
  • twist
  • pirouette
  • logrolling
  • twisting
  • twirl
  • birling
  • rotary motion

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • confront
  • descent
  • ascent

Etymology

  • spinnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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