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English noun: fin

1. fin (quantity) the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one


Synonyms5, cinque, five, fivesome, Little Phoebe, pentad, Phoebe, quint, quintet, quintuplet, V


Broader (hypernym)digit, figure

2. fin (artifact) one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile


Synonymstail fin, tailfin


Broader (hypernym)decoration, ornament, ornamentation


Part meronymauto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar

3. fin (artifact) one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain


Synonymslouver, louvre


Broader (hypernym)slat, spline


Part meronymjalousie

4. fin (artifact) a shoe for swimming; the paddle-like front is an aid in swimming (especially underwater)


Synonymsflipper


Broader (hypernym)shoe

5. fin (artifact) a stabilizer on a ship that resembles the fin of a fish


Broader (hypernym)stabiliser, stabilizer


Narrower (hyponym)vane


Part meronymship

6. fin (animal) organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals


Broader (hypernym)appendage, extremity, member


Narrower (hyponym)caudal fin, dorsal fin, pectoral fin, pelvic fin, tail fin, ventral fin


Part holonymray


Part meronymfish


English verb: fin

1. fin (possession) equip (a car) with fins


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)equip, fit, fit out, outfit

2. fin (motion) propel oneself through the water in a finning motion


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)swim


Domain categoryaquatics, water sport

3. fin (motion) show the fins above the water while swimming


SamplesThe sharks were finning near the surface.


Synonymsbreak water


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)swim









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