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'thin' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'thin'
1. of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
thin wire
a thin chiffon blouse
a thin book
a thin layer of paint
2. lacking excess flesh
you can't be too rich or too thin
3. very narrow
a thin line across the page
4. having little substance or significance
a thin plot
5. not dense
a thin beard
6. relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous
air is thin at high altitudes
a thin soup
skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk
thin oil
7. (of sound) lacking resonance or volume
a thin feeble cry
8. lacking spirit or sincere effort
a thin smile

'thin' - used as a adverb
9. without viscosity
the blood was flowing thin

'thin' - used as a verb
10. lose thickness; become thin or thinner
11. make thin or thinner
Thin the solution
12. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
13. take off weight

derived forms
1. Thin / Past
2. Thin / Third Person
3. Thin / Present Participle
4. Thin / Comparitive
5. Thin / Superlative
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See also
  • thick
  • fat
  • full
  • thicken
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