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twin

twin

 
 
pronunciation:
twIn
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: either of two offspring born of the same pregnancy.
 
similar words:
Siamese twins
definition 2: one of two people or things that are identical or closely resemble each other.
synonyms:
counterpart, double, duplicate, match, mate
similar words:
clone, congener, image, likeness, pair
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being a pair or one of a pair of offspring born at the same birth.
identical twin brothers
 
definition 2: being two or one of two persons, animals, or things that are identical or very similar to one another.
the twin towers of a building
synonyms:
identical, paired
similar words:
dual, duplicate, indistinguishable, kindred, matched, matching
definition 3: being one or both of a pair.
twin rivers
synonyms:
paired
similar words:
binary, binate, coupled, duplex, duplicate, geminate, matched
definition 4: composed of or containing two identical, similar, or otherwise related or connected elements.
synonyms:
cognate, dual, like
similar words:
akin, alike, analogous, comparable, double, fellow, homologous, kindred, of a piece, parallel, similar
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: twinned, twinning, twins
definition: to give birth to or produce twins.
The mare twinned last night.
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