Synonyms for pinion

Synonyms for (noun) pinion

Synonyms: pinion, pennon

Definition: wing of a bird

Similar words: wing

Definition: a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)


Synonyms: quill, quill feather, pinion, flight feather

Definition: any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird

Similar words: feather, plumage, plume

Definition: the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds


Synonyms: pinion

Definition: a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack

Similar words: gear, gear wheel, geared wheel, cogwheel

Definition: a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion

Synonyms for (verb) pinion

Synonyms: pinion

Definition: cut the wings off (of birds)

Similar words: incapacitate, disable, disenable

Definition: make unable to perform a certain action

Usage: disable this command on your computer


Synonyms: shackle, pinion

Definition: bind the arms of

Similar words: hold, confine, restrain

Definition: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement

Usage: This holds the local until the express passengers change trains; About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade; The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center; The terrorists held the journalists for ransom