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

11 senses of pin

Sense 1
pin -- (a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment)
       => jewelry, jewellery -- (an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems))

Sense 2
fall, pin -- (when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat)
       => victory, triumph -- (a successful ending of a struggle or contest; "a narrow victory"; "the general always gets credit for his army's victory"; "clinched a victory"; "convincing victory"; "the agreement was a triumph for common sense")

Sense 3
peg, pin -- (small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.)
       => marker, marking, mark -- (a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep")

Sense 4
personal identification number, PIN, PIN number -- (a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts)
       => number, identification number -- (a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification; "she refused to give them her Social Security number")

Sense 5
pin, peg, stick -- (informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks")
       => leg -- (a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle)

Sense 6
pivot, pin -- (axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns)
       => axis, axis of rotation -- (the center around which something rotates)

Sense 7
pin, pin tumbler -- (cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown)
       => tumbler -- (a movable obstruction in a lock that must be adjusted to a given position (as by a key) before the bolt can be thrown)

Sense 8
pin, flag -- (flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green)
       => golf equipment -- (sports equipment used in playing golf)

Sense 9
pin -- (a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things)
       => fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing -- (restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place)

Sense 10
peg, pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock -- (a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing)
       => holder -- (a holding device; "a towel holder"; "a cigarette holder"; "an umbrella holder")

Sense 11
bowling pin, pin -- (a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target)
       => bowling equipment -- (equipment used in bowling)

Antonyms of verb pin

1 of 4 senses of pin

Sense 2
pin -- (attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins; "pin the needle to the shirt". "pin the blame on the innocent man")
       Antonym of unpin (Sense 1)
      => unpin -- (remove the pins from; unfasten the pins of)

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

4 senses of pin

Sense 1
trap, pin, immobilize, immobilise -- (to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree")

Sense 2
pin -- (attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins; "pin the needle to the shirt". "pin the blame on the innocent man")
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

Sense 3
pin -- (pierce with a pin; "pin down the butterfly")
       => transfix, impale, empale, spike -- (pierce with a sharp stake or point; "impale a shrimp on a skewer")

Sense 4
pin -- (immobilize a piece)
       => attack, aggress -- (take the initiative and go on the offensive; "The Serbs attacked the village at night"; "The visiting team started to attack")

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