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spin

spin

 
 
pronunciation:
spIn
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: spins, spinning, spun
definition 1: to draw out, twist, and wind, or to make by doing this.
She spins her own yarn.
similar words:
mill, twist, weave, wind
definition 2: to make using thread that comes from the body.
The spider spun a web to catch flies.
 
synonyms:
weave
similar words:
make, secrete
definition 3: to cause to turn quickly on an axis or as if on an axis.
The boy was spinning a ball on his finger.He spun me around.
 
synonyms:
rotate, twirl, whirl
similar words:
revolve, roll, swirl, turn, wheel
definition 4: to form or develop from the imagination.
She spun a mystery for us.
synonyms:
narrate, tell
similar words:
concoct, relate, render
definition 5: to turn or seem to whirl rapidly.
Her pinwheel was spinning in the wind.My head was spinning with excitement.
synonyms:
twirl, whirl
similar words:
revolve, roll, rotate, swirl, turn, wheel
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of spinning or causing something to spin.
He gave the toy a spin.
synonyms:
turn, whirl
similar words:
roll
definition 2: a twirling motion or feeling.
He put spin on the ball as he threw it.
similar words:
swirl, whirl
definition 3: a short drive or ride in an automobile, boat, or small airplane.
Let's go for a spin in my new car.
synonyms:
drive, trip, turn
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