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    pin

    pin - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pin

    Definition
    (noun) a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment Definition
    (noun) when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
    Synonyms : fall
    Definition
    (noun) small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
    Synonyms : peg
    Definition
    (noun) a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts Definition
    (noun) informal terms for the leg
    Synonyms : peg , stick
    Example Sentence
    • fever left him weak on his sticks
    Definition
    (noun) axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
    Synonyms : pivot
    Definition
    (noun) 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
    Synonyms : pin tumbler
    Definition
    (noun) flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
    Synonyms : flag
    Definition
    (noun) a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things Definition
    (noun) a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
    Synonyms : oarlock , peg , rowlock , thole , tholepin
    Definition
    (noun) a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target
    Synonyms : bowling pin
    Definition
    (verb) to hold fast or prevent from moving
    Synonyms : immobilise , immobilize , trap
    Example Sentence
    • The child was pinned under the fallen tree
    Definition
    (verb) attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins
    Example Sentence
    • pin the needle to the shirt
    • pin the blame on the innocent man
    Definition
    (verb) pierce with a pin
    Example Sentence
    • pin down the butterfly
    Definition
    (verb) immobilize a piece
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