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English adjective: twin

1. twin being two identical

Synonymsduplicate, matching, twinned



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


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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