HyperDic: twin

English > 9 senses of the word twin / Twin:
NOUNperson twineither of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
person Twin, Gemini(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini
objectTwin, Twin Fallsa waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho
artifacttwin, counterpart, similitudea duplicate copy
VERBstativetwin, duplicate, parallelduplicate or match
contacttwin, match, mate, couple, pairbring two objects, ideas, or people together
changetwingrow as twins
bodytwingive birth to twins
ADJECTIVEalltwin, duplicate, matching, twinnedbeing two identical
twin / Twin > pronunciation
Soundstwih'n
RhymesAdrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
English > twin: 9 senses > adjective 1
MeaningTwo identical.
Synonymsduplicate, matching, twinned
BroadermatchedGoing well together
Spanishcopiado, duplicado, gemelo
Catalanbessó, copiat, duplicat
English > twin: 9 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningEither of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy.
Narrowerfraternal twin, dizygotic twinEither of two twins who developed from two separate fertilized eggs
identical twin, monozygotic twin, monozygous twinEither of two twins developed from the same fertilized ovum (having the same genetic material)
Broadersibling, sibA person's brother or sister
Spanishcuache, cuate, gemela, gemelo, guacho, guares, jimagua, mellizo
Catalanbessó
Verbstwingive birth to twins
English > Twin: 9 senses > noun 2, person
Meaning(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini.
SynonymGemini
Categoryastrology, star divinationA pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
SpanishGéminis
CatalanGemini
English > Twin: 9 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningA waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho.
SynonymTwin Falls
Instance ofwaterfall, fallsA steep descent of the water of a river
Part ofSnake, Snake RiverA tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward
United States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
SpanishCataratas Twin, Twin Falls
CatalanCascada de Twin, Catarates Twin
English > twin: 9 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA duplicate copy.
Synonymscounterpart, similitude
Broaderduplicate, duplicationA copy that corresponds to an original exactly
Spanishcopia
Catalancòpia
Verbstwinduplicate or match
English > twin: 9 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningduplicate or match.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
Synonymsduplicate, parallel
Broadermatch, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agreesatisfy a condition or restriction
Spanishduplicar, hacer un paralelo, hermanar, reflejar
Nounstwina duplicate copy
English > twin: 9 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningBring two objects, ideas, or people together.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsmatch, mate, couple, pair
Narrowermismatchmatch badly
mismateProvide with an unsuitable mate
BroaderjoinCause to become joined / joined or linked
Similar tomatchGive or join in marriage
Spanishacoplar, casar, emparejar, relacionar
Catalanacoblar, aparellar, casar, relacionar
English > twin: 9 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningGrow as twins.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"twin crystals"
Broadergrowincrease in size by natural process
Catalanagermanar, vincular
English > twin: 9 senses > verb 4, body
Meaninggive birth to twins.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broadergive birth, deliver, bear, birth, haveCause to be born
Spanishgemelo, tener gemelos
Catalantenir bessonada
Nounstwineither of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy

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