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Meaning & Definition of Pin in English

English

Pin

/pɪn/

noun

1. A piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment

    synonym:
  • pin

2. When a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat

    synonym:
  • fall
  • ,
  • pin

3. Small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.

    synonym:
  • peg
  • ,
  • pin

4. A number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts

    synonym:
  • personal identification number
  • ,
  • PIN
  • ,
  • PIN number

5. Informal terms for the leg

  • "Fever left him weak on his sticks"
    synonym:
  • pin
  • ,
  • peg
  • ,
  • stick

6. Axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns

    synonym:
  • pivot
  • ,
  • pin

7. Cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs

  • When they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown
    synonym:
  • pin
  • ,
  • pin tumbler

8. Flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green

    synonym:
  • pin
  • ,
  • flag

9. A small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things

    synonym:
  • pin

10. A holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

    synonym:
  • peg
  • ,
  • pin
  • ,
  • thole
  • ,
  • tholepin
  • ,
  • rowlock
  • ,
  • oarlock

11. A club-shaped wooden object used in bowling

  • Set up in triangular groups of ten as the target
    synonym:
  • bowling pin
  • ,
  • pin

verb

1. To hold fast or prevent from moving

  • "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
    synonym:
  • trap
  • ,
  • pin
  • ,
  • immobilize
  • ,
  • immobilise

2. Attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins

  • "Pin the needle to the shirt". "pin the blame on the innocent man"
    synonym:
  • pin

3. Pierce with a pin

  • "Pin down the butterfly"
    synonym:
  • pin

4. Immobilize a piece

    synonym:
  • pin