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English noun: pin

1. pin (artifact) a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment


Broader (hypernym)jewellery, jewelry


Narrower (hyponym)breastpin, broach, brooch, scarfpin, scatter pin, stickpin, tie tack, tiepin

2. pin (event) when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat


Synonymsfall


Broader (hypernym)triumph, victory


Narrower (hyponym)takedown


Part meronymwrestling match

3. pin (communication) small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.


Synonymspeg


Broader (hypernym)mark, marker, marking

4. PIN (communication) a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts


Synonymspersonal identification number, PIN number


Broader (hypernym)identification number, number

5. pin (body) informal terms for the leg


SamplesFever left him weak on his sticks.


Synonymspeg, stick


Broader (hypernym)leg

6. pin (artifact) axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns


Synonymspivot


Broader (hypernym)axis, axis of rotation


Narrower (hyponym)fulcrum, pintle

7. pin (artifact) 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


Synonymspin tumbler


Broader (hypernym)tumbler


Part meronymcylinder lock

8. pin (artifact) flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green


Synonymsflag


Broader (hypernym)golf equipment

9. pin (artifact) a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things


Broader (hypernym)fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast


Narrower (hyponym)barrette, bitt pin, gudgeon pin, hairpin, hatpin, linchpin, lynchpin, nog, peg, rivet, safety pin, skewer, straight pin, wrist pin


Part holonymhead, pinhead, point, shank, stem

10. pin (artifact) a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing


Synonymsoarlock, peg, rowlock, thole, tholepin


Broader (hypernym)holder


Part meronymdinghy, dory, rowboat

11. pin (artifact) a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target


Synonymsbowling pin


Broader (hypernym)bowling equipment


Narrower (hyponym)candlepin, duckpin, headpin, kingpin, ninepin, skittle, skittle pin, tenpin


English verb: pin

1. pin (contact) to hold fast or prevent from moving


SamplesThe child was pinned under the fallen tree.


ExamplesThe fighter managed to pin his opponent


Synonymsimmobilise, immobilize, trap


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

2. pin (contact) attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins


SamplesPin the needle to the shirt.
Pin the blame on the innocent man.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure


Antonymsunpin

3. pin (contact) pierce with a pin


SamplesPin down the butterfly.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)empale, impale, spike, transfix


Narrower (hyponym)skewer, spit

4. pin (competition) immobilize a piece


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)aggress, attack


Domain categorychess, chess game









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