(verb.) make thin or thinner; 'Thin the solution'.

(verb.) lose thickness; become thin or thinner.

(adj.) lacking excess flesh; 'you can't be too rich or too thin'; 'Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look'-Shakespeare .

(adj.) (of sound) lacking resonance or volume; 'a thin feeble cry' .

(adj.) lacking spirit or sincere effort; 'a thin smile' .

(adj.) 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' .

(adj.) 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' .

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(superl.) Having little thickness or extent from one surface to its opposite; as, a thin plate of metal; thin paper; a thin board; a thin covering.

(superl.) Rare; not dense or thick; -- applied to fluids or soft mixtures; as, thin blood; thin broth; thin air.

(superl.) Not close; not crowded; not filling the space; not having the individuals of which the thing is composed in a close or compact state; hence, not abundant; as, the trees of a forest are thin; the corn or grass is thin.

(superl.) Not full or well grown; wanting in plumpness.

(superl.) Not stout; slim; slender; lean; gaunt; as, a person becomes thin by disease.

(superl.) Wanting in body or volume; small; feeble; not full.

(superl.) Slight; small; slender; flimsy; wanting substance or depth or force; superficial; inadequate; not sufficient for a covering; as, a thin disguise.

(adv.) Not thickly or closely; in a seattered state; as, seed sown thin.

(v. t.) To make thin (in any of the senses of the adjective).

(v. i.) To grow or become thin; -- used with some adverbs, as out, away, etc.; as, geological strata thin out, i. e., gradually diminish in thickness until they disappear.

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Synonyms and Synonymous

a. [1]. Not thick (in measure).[2]. Slender, slim, meagre, lean, poor, gaunt, SCRAWNY, scraggy, skinny, lank, shrunk, emaciated, fallen away.[3]. Rare, subtile, attenuated, dilute, not dense, not gross, not thick (in consistence).[4]. Sparse, scanty, not close, not compact, not crowded, not abundant.[5]. Slight, flimsy.[6]. Small, fine, not full.

v. a. [1]. Make thin.[2]. Rarefy, attenuate, dilute, make less dense.

Checker: Shari

Synonyms and Antonyms

SYN:Slim, slender, flimsy, attenuated, diluted, watery, meager, unsubstantial,lean,[See CONSEQUENTLY]

Edited by Edith


adj. having little thickness: slim: lean: freely mobile: small: fine: not close or crowded: transparent flimsy shallow: not full or well grown meagre weak.—adv. not thickly or closely: in a scattered state.—v.t. to make thin: to make less close or crowded (with away out &c.): to make rare or less thick or dense.—v.i. to grow or become thin:—pr.p. thin′ning; pa.t. and pa.p. thinned.—adj. Thin′-faced (Shak.) having a thin face.—adv. Thin′ly.—n. Thin′ness.—adjs. Thin′nish somewhat thin; Thin′-skinned having a thin skin: sensitive: irritable.—n. Thin′-skinned′ness.

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