HyperDic: thin

English > 13 senses of the word thin:
ADJECTIVEallthinof relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
allthin, leanlacking excess flesh
allthin, slendervery narrow
allthin, sparsenot dense
allthinrelatively thin in consistency or low in density / density
allthin(of sound) lacking resonance or volume
allthinlacking spirit or sincere effort
allthin, flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuouslacking substance or significance
VERBchangethinlose thickness
changethinmake thin or thinner
changethin, dilute, thin out, reduce, cutlessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
bodythin, reduce, melt off, slim, slenderize, slim downtake off weight
ADVERBallthin, thinlywithout viscosity
thin > pronunciation
Soundsthih'n
RhymesAdrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
English > thin: 13 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section.
Examples
  • "thin wire"
  • "a thin chiffon blouse"
  • "a thin book"
  • "a thin layer of paint"
Attribute ofthicknessThe dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
NarrowerbladedComposed of thin flat plates resembling a knife blade
capillary, hairlikelong and slender with a very small internal diameter
compressed, flatflattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)
depressedflattened 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, cobwebbySo thin as to transmit light
filamentous, filiform, filamentlike, threadlike, threadyThin in diameter
fineThin in thickness or diameter
hyperfineExtremely fine or thin, as in a spectral line split into two or more components
lightVery thin and insubstantial
paper thinThin as paper
paperyThin and paperlike
ribbonlike, ribbonylong and thin
sleazyOf cloth
slenderHaving little width in proportion to the length or height
tenuousVery thin in gauge or diameter
wafer-thinVery thin
See alsonarrownot wide
thin, leanlacking excess flesh
Oppositethicknot thin
Spanishdelgado, fino
Catalanprim
Nounsthinnessrelatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
Adverbsthinlyin a small quantity or extent
English > thin: 13 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking excess flesh.
Example"you can't be too rich or too thin"
Synonymlean
Attribute ofbody weightThe weight of a person's body
Narroweranorexic, anorecticSuffering from anorexia nervosa
cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wastedVery thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
deep-eyed, hollow-eyed, sunken-eyedcharacteristic of the bony face of a cadaver
gangling, gangly, lankytall and thin
lank, spindlylong and lean
rawbonedHaving a lean and bony physique
reedy, reedlikeresembling a reed in being upright and slender
scarecrowishresembling a scarecrow in being thin and ragged
scraggy, scraggly, boney, bony, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedyVery thin
shriveled, shrivelled, shrunken, withered, wizen, wizenedLean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
slender, slight, slim, svelteOf delicate or slender build / build
slender-waisted, slim-waisted, wasp-waistedHaving a small waist
spare, trimThin and fit
spindle-legged, spindle-shankedHaving long slender legs
stringy, wiryLean and sinewy
sylphlike, sylphic(of a woman or girl) slender and graceful like a sylph
twiggy, twiglikeThin as a twig
wisplike, wispyThin and weak
See alsoectomorphicHaving a build / build with little fat or muscle but with long limbs
thinOf relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
OppositefatHaving an (over)abundance of flesh
Spanishdelgado, esbelto, flaco, magro
Catalanprim
Nounsthinnessthe property of having little body fat
English > thin: 13 senses > adjective 3
MeaningVery narrow.
Example"a thin line across the page"
Synonymslender
Broadernarrownot wide
Spanishdelgado
Nounsthinnessthe property of being very narrow or thin
English > thin: 13 senses > adjective 4
Meaningnot dense.
Example"a thin beard"
Synonymsparse
BroaderdistributedSpread out or scattered about or divided up
Spanishclaro, disperso, escasa, escaso, ralo
Catalanclar, dispers, esclarissat, espars
Adverbsthinlyin a widely distributed manner
English > thin: 13 senses > adjective 5
Meaningrelatively thin in consistency or low in density / density; not viscous.
Examples
  • "air is thin at high altitudes"
  • "a thin soup"
  • "skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk"
  • "thin oil"
Attribute ofconsistency, consistence, substance, bodyThe property of holding together and retaining its shape
thicknessresistance to flow
Narrowerrare, rarefied, rarifiedHaving low density
tenuousHaving thin consistency
Oppositethickrelatively dense / dense in consistency
Nounsthinnessa consistency of low viscosity
Adverbsthinlywithout viscosity
English > thin: 13 senses > adjective 6
Meaning(of sound) lacking resonance or volume.
Example"a thin feeble cry"
Narrowerpalenot full or rich
Oppositefull(of sound) having marked deepness and body
Nounsthinnessthe property of being scanty or scattered
English > thin: 13 senses > adjective 7
Meaninglacking spirit or sincere effort.
Example"a thin smile"
Broaderspiritlesslacking ardor or vigor or energy
Adverbsthinlywithout force or sincere effort
English > thin: 13 senses > adjective 8
MeaningLacking substance or significance.
Example "a thin plot"
Synonymsflimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous
Broaderinsignificant, unimportantdevoid of importance, meaning, or force
Spanishinsustancial, leve
Catalaninsubstancial, lleu
Nounsthinnessthe property of being scanty or scattered
English > thin: 13 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWithout viscosity.
Example"the blood was flowing thin"
Synonymthinly
Oppositethickly, thickWith a thick consistency
Spanishdelgadamente, diluído
English > thin: 13 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningLose thickness; become thin or thinner.
PatternSomething ----s
Caused bythinmake thin or thinner
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Oppositethicken, inspissateBecome thick or thicker
Spanishadelgazarse, adelgazar, enflaquecerse, enflaquecer
Catalanaflaquir-se, aflaquir, amagrir-se, aprimar-se, aprimar
English > thin: 13 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake thin or thinner.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Thin the solution"
Cause tothinLose thickness
NarrowerdrawReduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die
Broaderreduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring downcut down on
Oppositethicken, inspissatemake thick or thicker
Spanishadelgazarse, adelgazar, enflaquecer, reducir
Catalanaflaquir-se, aflaquir, amagrir-se, aprimar-se, aprimar, fer prim, reduir
Nounsthinnera diluting agent
English > thin: 13 senses > verb 3, change
Meaninglessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsdilute, thin out, reduce, cut
Narrowerwater downmake less strong or intense
Broaderweakenlessen the strength of
Spanishaclarar, cortar, desleír, diluir, reducir
Catalandiluir
Nounsthinnera diluting agent
thinningthe act of diluting something
English > thin: 13 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningTake off weight.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsreduce, melt off, slim, slenderize, slim down
Narrowersweat offlose weight by sweating
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Oppositegain, put onincrease (one's body weight)
Spanishadelgazarse, adelgazar, bajar peso, enflaquecer, perder peso, rebajar, reducir
Catalanaflaquir-se, amagrir-se, aprimar-se

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