Synonyms for pan

Synonyms for (noun) pan

Synonyms: Pan, genus Pan

Definition: chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids

Similar words: mammal genus

Definition: a genus of mammals


Synonyms: pan

Definition: shallow container made of metal

Similar words: container

Definition: any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)


Synonyms: pan, cooking pan

Definition: cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel

Similar words: cooking utensil, cookware

Definition: a kitchen utensil made of material that does not melt easily; used for cooking


Synonyms: Pan, goat god

Definition: (Greek mythology) god of fields and woods and shepherds and flocks; represented as a man with goat's legs and horns and ears; identified with Roman Sylvanus or Faunus

Similar words: Greek deity

Definition: a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks

Synonyms for (verb) pan

Synonyms: pan, tear apart, trash

Definition: express a totally negative opinion of

Usage: The critics panned the performance

Similar words: belittle, pick at, disparage

Definition: express a negative opinion of

Usage: She disparaged her student's efforts


Synonyms: pan, pan off, pan out

Definition: wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals

Similar words: wash

Definition: separate dirt or gravel from (precious minerals)


Synonyms: pan

Definition: make a sweeping movement

Usage: The camera panned across the room

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast