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synonyms for pin

  • affix
  • bind
  • clasp
  • fasten
  • fix
  • close
  • immobilize
  • join
  • pinion
  • press
  • restrain
  • secure
  • hold down
  • hold fast
See also synonyms for: pinned / pinning
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antonyms for pin

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  • detach
  • let go
  • loose
  • loosen
  • release
  • unfasten
  • disjoin
  • unlatch
  • unpin
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How to use pin in a sentence

Though, as everybody well knew, the doctor had forbidden her to lift so much as a pin!
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He held the pin delicately between finger and thumb, and controlled her with his roguish eyes.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The scolex is about the size of a pin-head, and is surrounded by four sucking discs, but has no hooklets (Fig. 96).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
A grain—requiring to be picked out with a pin and microscope—of truth, with a bushel of bunkum or cant.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Welcome jerked himself away from the book, whirled around on his wooden pin and pointed his knife at the book-shelves.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
I don't believe that Dorothy Chester cares a pin whether she gets in with rich folks or not!
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
She adjusted it, sticking the hat pin through the heavy coil of hair with some deliberation.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Shall wood be taken of it, to do any work, or shall a pin be made of it for any vessel to hang thereon?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
It is well to carry in your pocket a small pincushion, and, having unfolded your napkin, to pin it at the belt.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Death wore a blue pin-stripe suit, well fitting but slightly unpressed.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PIN

  • arbor
  • axis
  • gudgeon
  • mandrel
  • pin
  • pivot
  • pole
  • rod
  • shaft
  • spindle
  • stalk
  • stem
  • support
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.