Synonyms for pin

Synonyms for (noun) pin

Synonyms: bowling pin, pin

Definition: a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target

Similar words: bowling equipment

Definition: equipment used in bowling


Synonyms: peg, oarlock, rowlock, thole, tholepin, pin

Definition: a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

Similar words: holder

Definition: a holding device

Usage: a towel holder; a cigarette holder; an umbrella holder


Synonyms: pin

Definition: a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things

Similar words: fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast

Definition: restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place


Synonyms: pin

Definition: a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment

Similar words: jewellery, jewelry

Definition: an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)


Synonyms: pin, flag

Definition: flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green

Similar words: golf equipment

Definition: sports equipment used in playing golf


Synonyms: pin, pin tumbler

Definition: 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

Similar words: tumbler

Definition: a movable obstruction in a lock that must be adjusted to a given position (as by a key) before the bolt can be thrown


Synonyms: pin, pivot

Definition: axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns

Similar words: axis, axis of rotation

Definition: the center around which something rotates


Synonyms: pin, peg, stick

Definition: informal terms for the leg

Usage: fever left him weak on his sticks

Similar words: leg

Definition: a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle


Synonyms: PIN, PIN number, personal identification number

Definition: a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts

Similar words: identification number, number

Definition: a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification

Usage: she refused to give them her Social Security number


Synonyms: pin, peg

Definition: small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.

Similar words: mark, marker, marking

Definition: a distinguishing symbol

Usage: the owner's mark was on all the sheep


Synonyms: pin, fall

Definition: when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat

Similar words: triumph, victory

Definition: a successful ending of a struggle or contest

Usage: a narrow victory; the general always gets credit for his army's victory; clinched a victory; convincing victory; the agreement was a triumph for common sense

Synonyms for (verb) pin

Synonyms: pin

Definition: immobilize a piece

Similar words: aggress, attack

Definition: take the initiative and go on the offensive

Usage: The Serbs attacked the village at night; The visiting team started to attack


Synonyms: pin

Definition: attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins

Usage: pin the needle to the shirt. pin the blame on the innocent man

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man


Synonyms: pin

Definition: pierce with a pin

Usage: pin down the butterfly

Similar words: empale, transfix, impale, spike

Definition: pierce with a sharp stake or point

Usage: impale a shrimp on a skewer