English dictionary

Hint: Click 'Bookmark' to add this page to your favorites.

English noun: pan

1. pan (artifact) cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel

Synonymscooking pan

Broader (hypernym)cooking utensil, cookware

Narrower (hyponym)drip pan, dripping pan, frying pan, frypan, omelet pan, omelette pan, patty-pan, roaster, saucepan, skillet, wok

2. Pan (person) (Greek mythology) god of fields and woods and shepherds and flocks; represented as a man with goat's legs and horns and ears; identified with Roman Sylvanus or Faunus

Synonymsgoat god

Instance hypernymGreek deity

Domain categoryGreek mythology

3. pan (artifact) shallow container made of metal

Broader (hypernym)container

Narrower (hyponym)bain-marie, dishpan, drip pan, pannikin, warming pan

Part holonympanhandle

4. Pan (animal) chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids

Synonymsgenus Pan

Broader (hypernym)mammal genus

Member holonymbonobo, chimp, chimpanzee, Pan paniscus, Pan troglodytes, pygmy chimpanzee

Member meronymfamily Pongidae, Pongidae

English verb: pan

1. pan (motion) make a sweeping movement

SamplesThe camera panned across the room.

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

2. pan (contact) wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals

Synonymspan off, pan out

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)wash

3. pan (communication) express a totally negative opinion of

SamplesThe critics panned the performance.

ExamplesSam and Sue pan the movie

Synonymstear apart, trash

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

Broader (hypernym)belittle, disparage, pick at

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk