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thin

thin

 
 
pronunciation:
thIn
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: thinner, thinnest
definition 1: having little thickness from one side of a surface to the other.
thin ice
antonyms:
plump, thick
similar words:
fine, narrow, sheer, slender, slight, slim, small
definition 2: having little width; slim.
synonyms:
narrow, slender, slim
antonyms:
fat, thick
similar words:
fine, rarefied, slight, small, spare
definition 3: having little flesh; lean; slender.
synonyms:
lean, slender, slight, spare
antonyms:
chubby, corpulent, fat, plump, stout, stubby, stumpy
similar words:
emaciated, gaunt, lank, lanky, puny, scraggy, scrawny, skinny, small, spindly, tenuous, underweight, wispy
definition 4: having widely spaced components; sparse.
thin foliage
synonyms:
scanty, sparse
antonyms:
dense, thick
similar words:
dispersed, scattered, spare
definition 5: liquid; watery.
thin sauce
synonyms:
dilute, watery, weak
antonyms:
stiff, thick
similar words:
aqueous, diluted, liquid, rarefied, watered down
definition 6: lacking force.
a thin voice
synonyms:
quiet, tiny, weak
antonyms:
forceful
similar words:
feeble, fragile, frail, hushed, small, wishy-washy
definition 7: flimsy; insubstantial.
thin reasoning
synonyms:
flimsy, insubstantial, weak
antonyms:
dense
similar words:
diaphanous, feeble, inadequate, insufficient, meager, scanty, slender, tenuous
definition 8: not abundant; fine.
thin hair
antonyms:
abundant, opulent, plentiful
similar words:
scanty, spare, tenuous
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: thinner, thinnest
definition: in a thin manner; thinly.
He sliced the bread thin.
similar words:
narrowly
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: thinned, thinning, thins
definition: to make or become thin or reduced (often fol. by down or out).
I must thin out the weeds in the garden.He tried to thin down by going on a diet.
synonyms:
attenuate, prune, slim
antonyms:
thicken
similar words:
cut, decrease, dilute, diminish, narrow, rarefy
derivations: thinly (adv.), thinness (n.)
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