Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun gin

4 senses of gin

Sense 1
gin -- (strong liquor flavored with juniper berries)
       => liquor, spirits, booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, strong drink -- (an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented)

Sense 2
snare, gin, noose -- (a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose)
       => trap -- (a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned)

Sense 3
cotton gin, gin -- (a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers)
       => machine -- (any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks)

Sense 4
gin, gin rummy, knock rummy -- (a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points)
       => rummy, rum -- (a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb gin

2 senses of gin

Sense 1
gin -- (separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin)
       => separate, disunite, divide, part -- (force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea")

Sense 2
gin -- (trap with a snare; "gin game")
       => trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, trammel -- (catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes")

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