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Definitions of thin

  1. To grow thin. To thin out, to gradually diminish in thickness until the strata disappear. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To make thin (in any of the senses of the adjective). Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To make less thick. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To make thin: to make less close or crowded: to make rare or less thick or dense:-pr.p. thinning; pa.t. and pa.p. thinned. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To grow less thick. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. take off weight Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. lose thickness; become thin or thinner Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. To make thin; to make less close; to attenuate; to rarefy. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. To make less dense or thick to make less close or crowded; to reduce the number of. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Not full or well grown; wanting in plumpness. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Not stout; slim; slender; lean; gaunt; as, a person becomes thin by disease. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Wanting in body or volume; small; feeble; not full. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Slight; small; slender; flimsy; wanting substance or depth or force; superficial; inadequate; not sufficient for a covering; as, a thin disguise. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Rare; not dense or thick; - applied to fluids or soft mixtures; as, thin blood; thin broth; thin air. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Thinest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. Thinness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. Thinner. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. Not thickly or closely; in a seattered state; as, seed sown thin. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Not thickly. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. Thinly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. Not thickly or closely: in a scattered state. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24. Thinly-used in composition, as thin-soled. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  25. very narrow; "a thin line across the page" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. (of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. lacking spirit or sincere effort; "a thin smile" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  28. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  29. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  30. make thin or thinner; "Thin the solution" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  31. Not thick; slim; slender; of little diameter; as, a thin tree trunk; not dense; as, thin smoke; not crowded; rare, as the air; slight; meager; flimsy, as cloth; wanting substance; shrill, as the voice. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  32. Having little thickness: slim: lean: freely mobile: small: fine: not close or crowded: not full or well grown. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  33. Having little thickness; slender; lean; fine; not close; scattered. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  34. Not thickly or closely. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. Having opposite surfaces very close to each other; not thick. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  36. Sparse; rare. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  37. Having little substance or consistency. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  38. Having little thickness; rare; not dense; not close or crowded; lean; slim; slender; slight; not thick; meagre and scanty. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  39. Not thick; watery; very liquid; not dense; not close or crowded; sparse; lean; slender; of a loose or slight texture; unsubstantial. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for thin

  1. Her face was thin and white. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  2. Why, you're thin and pale, and you worry me. – The Man Thou Gavest by Harriet T. Comstock
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