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

6 senses of skin

Sense 1
skin, tegument, cutis -- (a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body")
       => connective tissue -- (tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments)
       => body covering -- (any covering for the body or a body part)

Sense 2
skin -- (an outer surface (usually thin); "the skin of an airplane")
       => surface -- (the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary; "there is a special cleaner for these surfaces"; "the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface")

Sense 3
hide, pelt, skin -- (body covering of a living animal)
       => body covering -- (any covering for the body or a body part)

Sense 4
skin -- (a person's skin regarded as their life; "he tried to save his skin")
       => animation, life, living, aliveness -- (the condition of living or the state of being alive; "while there's life there's hope"; "life depends on many chemical and physical processes")

Sense 5
peel, skin -- (the rind of a fruit or vegetable)
       => rind -- (the natural outer covering of food (usually removed before eating))

Sense 6
skin -- (a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the hide of an animal)
       => bag -- (a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag")

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

4 senses of skin

Sense 1
clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, struggle, sputter -- (climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling)
       => climb -- (move with difficulty, by grasping)

Sense 2
skin, scrape -- (bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell")
       => injure, wound -- (cause injuries or bodily harm to)

Sense 3
bark, skin -- (remove the bark of a tree)
       => strip -- (remove the surface from; "strip wood")

Sense 4
skin, peel, pare -- (strip the skin off; "pare apples")
       => strip -- (remove the surface from; "strip wood")

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