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English adjective: tan

1. tan of a light yellowish-brown color


Similarchromatic


Antonymsachromatic, neutral


English noun: tan

1. tan (state) a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun


Synonymsburn, sunburn, suntan


Broader (hypernym)hyperpigmentation

2. tan (attribute) a light brown the color of topaz


Synonymstopaz


Broader (hypernym)light brown

3. tan ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle


Synonymstangent


Broader (hypernym)circular function, trigonometric function


English verb: tan

1. tan (change) treat skins and hides with tannic acid so as to convert them into leather


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)convert


Narrower (hyponym)bark

2. tan (body) get a tan, from wind or sun


Synonymsbronze


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)color, colour, discolor, discolour


Narrower (hyponym)suntan









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