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

4 senses of pan

Sense 1
pan, cooking pan -- (cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel)
       => cooking utensil, cookware -- (a kitchen utensil made of material that does not melt easily; used for cooking)

Sense 2
Pan, goat god -- ((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)
       INSTANCE OF=> Greek deity -- (a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks)

Sense 3
pan -- (shallow container made of metal)
       => container -- (any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another))

Sense 4
Pan, genus Pan -- (chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids)
       => mammal genus -- (a genus of mammals)

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

3 senses of pan

Sense 1
pan -- (make a sweeping movement; "The camera panned across the room")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 2
pan, pan out, pan off -- (wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals)
       => wash -- (separate dirt or gravel from (precious minerals))

Sense 3
pan, tear apart, trash -- (express a totally negative opinion of; "The critics panned the performance")
       => disparage, belittle, pick at -- (express a negative opinion of; "She disparaged her student's efforts")

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