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English adjective: twin

1. twin being two identical


Synonymsduplicate, matching, twinned


Similarmatched


Antonymsmismatched


English noun: twin

1. twin (person) either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy


Broader (hypernym)sib, sibling


Narrower (hyponym)dizygotic twin, fraternal twin, identical twin, monozygotic twin, monozygous twin

2. Twin (person) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini


SynonymsGemini


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Domain categoryastrology, star divination

3. Twin (object) a waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho


SynonymsTwin Falls


Instance hypernymfalls, waterfall


Part meronymAmerica, Snake, Snake River, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

4. twin (artifact) a duplicate copy


Synonymscounterpart, similitude


Broader (hypernym)duplicate, duplication


English verb: twin

1. twin (stative) duplicate or match


SamplesThe polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse.


Synonymsduplicate, parallel


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally

2. twin (contact) bring two objects, ideas, or people together


SamplesThis fact is coupled to the other one.
Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?.
The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project.


Synonymscouple, match, mate, pair


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


Broader (hypernym)bring together, join


Narrower (hyponym)mismatch, mismate


Verb groupmatch

3. twin (change) grow as twins


SamplesTwin crystals.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)grow

4. twin (body) give birth to twins


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)bear, birth, deliver, give birth, have









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