Antonyms of verb thin

2 of 4 senses of thin

Sense 1
thin -- (lose thickness; become thin or thinner)
       Antonym of thicken (Sense 2)
      => thicken, inspissate -- (become thick or thicker; "The sauce thickened"; "The egg yolk will inspissate")

Sense 2
thin -- (make thin or thinner; "Thin the solution")
       Antonym of thicken (Sense 1)
      => thicken, inspissate -- (make thick or thicker; "Thicken the sauce"; "inspissate the tar so that it becomes pitch")

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

4 senses of thin

Sense 1
thin -- (lose thickness; become thin or thinner)
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

Sense 2
thin -- (make thin or thinner; "Thin the solution")
       => reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down -- (cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits")

Sense 3
dilute, thin, thin out, reduce, cut -- (lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon")
       => weaken -- (lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body")

Sense 4
reduce, melt off, lose weight, slim, slenderize, thin, slim down -- (take off weight)
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

Antonyms of adj thin

8 senses of thin

Sense 1
thin (vs. thick) -- (of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint")

thick (vs. thin) -- (not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions; "an inch thick"; "a thick board"; "a thick sandwich"; "spread a thick layer of butter"; "thick coating of dust"; "thick warm blankets")
        => deep -- (relatively thick from top to bottom; "deep carpets"; "deep snow")
        => deep-chested -- (thick in the chest; "a deep-chested breed of dog")
        => fat -- (having a relatively large diameter; "a fat rope")
        => four-ply -- (having a thickness made up of four layers or strands; "four-ply yarns")
        => heavy -- (made of fabric having considerable thickness; "a heavy coat")
        => heavy -- (of relatively large extent and density; "a heavy line")
        => quilted -- (made of layers of fabric held together by patterned stitching)
        => thickened -- (made or having become thick; "thickened bronchial arteries")
        => three-ply -- (having a thickness made up of three layers or strands; "three-ply cloth"; "three-ply yarn")
        => two-ply -- (having a thickness made up of two layers or strands)

Sense 2
thin (vs. fat), lean -- (lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare)

fat (vs. thin) -- (having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was")
        => abdominous, paunchy, potbellied -- (having a large belly)
        => blubbery -- (swollen with fat; "blubber cheeks"; "blubber lips"; "a coarse blubbery individual")
        => chubby, embonpoint, plump -- (sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure; "a chubby child"; "pleasingly plump";)
        => buxom, zaftig, zoftig -- ((of a female body) healthily plump and vigorous ; "a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton;)
        => corpulent, obese, weighty, rotund -- (excessively fat; "a weighty man")
        => double-chinned, jowly, loose-jowled -- (having sagging folds of flesh beneath the chin or lower jaw)
        => dumpy, podgy, pudgy, tubby, roly-poly -- (short and plump)
        => fattish -- (somewhat fat)
        => fleshy, heavy, overweight -- (usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it)
        => gross, porcine -- (repellently fat; "a bald porcine old man")
        => portly, stout -- (euphemisms for `fat'; "men are portly and women are stout")

Sense 3
slender, thin -- (very narrow; "a thin line across the page")

INDIRECT (VIA narrow) -> wide, broad -- (having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other; "wide roads"; "a wide necktie"; "wide margins"; "three feet wide"; "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river")

Sense 4
sparse, thin -- (not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse")

INDIRECT (VIA distributed) -> concentrated -- (gathered together or made less diffuse; "their concentrated efforts"; "his concentrated attention"; "concentrated study"; "a narrow thread of concentrated ore")

Sense 5
thin (vs. thick) -- (relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous; "air is thin at high altitudes"; "a thin soup"; "skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk"; "thin oil")

thick (vs. thin) -- (relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog")
        => clogged, clotted -- (thickened or coalesced in soft thick lumps (such as clogs or clots); "clotted blood"; "seeds clogged together")
        => coagulable -- (capable of coagulating and becoming thick)
        => coagulate, coagulated, curdled, grumous, grumose -- (transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass; "coagulated blood"; "curdled milk"; "grumous blood")
        => creamy -- (thick like cream)
        => dense, heavy, impenetrable -- (permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter; "dense smoke"; "heavy fog"; "impenetrable gloom")
        => gelatinous, gelatinlike, jellylike -- (thick like gelatin)
        => ropy, ropey, stringy, thready -- (forming viscous or glutinous threads)
        => soupy -- (having the consistency and appearance of soup; "a soupy fog")
        => syrupy, viscous -- (having a relatively high resistance to flow)
        => thickened -- (made thick in consistency; "flour-thickened gravy"; "dust-thickened saliva")

Sense 6
thin (vs. full) -- ((of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry")

full (vs. thin) -- ((of sound) having marked deepness and body; "full tones"; "a full voice")
        => booming, stentorian -- (used of the voice)
        => grumbling, rumbling -- (continuous full and low-pitched throbbing sound; "the rumbling rolling sound of thunder")
        => plangent -- (loud and resounding; "plangent bells"; "the plangent minority")
        => rich -- (pleasantly full and mellow; "a rich tenor voice")
        => orotund, rotund, round, pear-shaped -- ((of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels")
        => heavy, sonorous -- (full and loud and deep; "heavy sounds"; "a herald chosen for his sonorous voice")
        => sounding -- (having volume or deepness; "sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"; "the sounding cataract haunted me like a passion"- Wordsworth)

Sense 7
thin -- (lacking spirit or sincere effort; "a thin smile")

INDIRECT (VIA spiritless) -> spirited -- (displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness)

Sense 8
flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous, thin -- (lacking substance or significance; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame")

INDIRECT (VIA insignificant) -> significant, important -- (important in effect or meaning; "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant")

Similarity of adj thin

8 senses of thin

Sense 1
thin (vs. thick) -- (of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint")
       => bladed -- (composed of thin flat plates resembling a knife blade; "bladed arsenopyrite")
       => capillary, hairlike -- (long and slender with a very small internal diameter; "a capillary tube")
       => compressed, flat -- (flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes))
       => depressed -- (flattened downward as if pressed from above or flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces)
       => diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer, see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous, vapourous, cobwebby -- (so thin as to transmit light; "a hat with a diaphanous veil"; "filmy wings of a moth"; "gauzy clouds of dandelion down"; "gossamer cobwebs"; "sheer silk stockings"; "transparent chiffon"; "vaporous silks")
       => filamentous, filiform, filamentlike, threadlike, thready -- (thin in diameter; resembling a thread)
       => fine -- (thin in thickness or diameter; "a fine film of oil"; "fine hairs"; "read the fine print")
       => light -- (very thin and insubstantial; "thin paper"; "light summer dresses")
       => hyperfine -- (extremely fine or thin, as in a spectral line split into two or more components; "hyperfine structure")
       => paper thin -- (thin as paper; "her blouse was paper thin")
       => papery -- (thin and paperlike; "papery leaves"; "wasps that make nests of papery material")
       => ribbonlike, ribbony -- (long and thin; resembling a ribbon; "ribbonlike noodles")
       => sleazy -- (of cloth; thin and loosely woven; "the coat has a sleazy lining")
       => slender -- (having little width in proportion to the length or height; "a slender pole")
       => tenuous -- (very thin in gauge or diameter; "a tenuous thread")
       => wafer-thin -- (very thin; "wafer-thin sheets of metal")
          Also See-> narrow#1; thin#2, lean#1

Sense 2
thin (vs. fat), lean -- (lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare)
       => anorexic, anorectic -- (suffering from anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin)
       => bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted -- (very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration")
       => deep-eyed, hollow-eyed, sunken-eyed -- (characteristic of the bony face of a cadaver)
       => gangling, gangly, lanky -- (tall and thin)
       => lank, spindly -- (long and lean)
       => rawboned -- (having a lean and bony physique; "a rawboned cow hand")
       => reedy, reedlike -- (resembling a reed in being upright and slender)
       => twiggy, twiglike -- (thin as a twig)
       => scarecrowish -- (resembling a scarecrow in being thin and ragged; "a forlorn scarecrowish figure")
       => scraggy, boney, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedy -- (being very thin; "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck")
       => shriveled, shrivelled, shrunken, withered, wizen, wizened -- (lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness; "the old woman's shriveled skin"; "he looked shriveled and ill"; "a shrunken old man"; "a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws"-W.F.Starkie; "he did well despite his withered arm"; "a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair")
       => slender, slight, slim, svelte -- (being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street")
       => slender-waisted, slim-waisted, wasp-waisted -- (having a small waist)
       => spare, trim -- (thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise")
       => spindle-legged, spindle-shanked -- (having long slender legs)
       => stringy, wiry -- (lean and sinewy)
       => wisplike, wispy -- (thin and weak; "a wispy little fellow with small hands and feet"- Edmund Wilson)
          Also See-> ectomorphic#1; thin#1

Sense 3
slender, thin -- (very narrow; "a thin line across the page")
       => narrow (vs. wide) -- (not wide; "a narrow bridge"; "a narrow line across the page")

Sense 4
sparse, thin -- (not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse")
       => distributed (vs. concentrated) -- (spread out or scattered about or divided up)

Sense 5
thin (vs. thick) -- (relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous; "air is thin at high altitudes"; "a thin soup"; "skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk"; "thin oil")
       => tenuous -- (having thin consistency; "a tenuous fluid")
       => rare, rarefied, rarified -- (having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air")

Sense 6
thin (vs. full) -- ((of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry")
       => pale -- (not full or rich; "high, pale, pure and lovely song")

Sense 7
thin -- (lacking spirit or sincere effort; "a thin smile")
       => spiritless (vs. spirited) -- (lacking ardor or vigor or energy; "a spiritless reply to criticism")

Sense 8
flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous, thin -- (lacking substance or significance; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame")
       => insignificant (vs. significant), unimportant -- (devoid of importance, meaning, or force)

Synonyms of adv thin

1 sense of thin

Sense 1
thinly, thin -- (without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin")

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