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English adjective: tan

1. tan of a light yellowish-brown color


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


Broader (hypernym)light brown

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


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


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)color, colour, discolor, discolour

Narrower (hyponym)suntan

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