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spin

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of spin

  1. 1 a rapid turning about on an axis or central point <the ice skater moved into a tight spin at the end of her routine> Synonyms gyration, pirouette, reel, revolution, roll, rotation, twirl, wheel, whirl Related Words circuit, circulation, ring, round; coil, curl, curve, spiral, twist, whorl; circle, orbit; eddy, swirl

  2. 2 a state of mental confusion <the news left me all in a spin> Synonyms daze, dazedness, fog, muddle, haze, swoonRelated Words reverie, stupor, trance; befuddlement, bewilderment, perplexity, puzzlement; delirium, malaise, paralysis; cloudiness, fogginessNear Antonyms alertness, levelheadedness

  3. 3 a short trip for pleasure <a family out for a spin on a beautiful Sunday afternoon> Synonyms jaunt, junket, outing, ramble, sally, sashay, sortie, excursionRelated Words journey, travel(s), voyage; circuit, tour; expedition, odyssey, safari; detour; hike, peregrination, trek, walk; pilgrimage




spin

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of spin

  1. 1 to move in circles around an axis or center <spinning on its axis, the Earth makes one complete rotation every 23 hours 56 minutes 4 seconds> Synonyms gyrate, pinwheel, pirouette, revolve, roll, rotate, turn, twirl, wheel, whirl Related Words coil, curl, curve, round, spiral, swirl, twine, twist, wind; circle, circulate, encircle, orbit, ring; pivot, swivel

  2. 2 to be in a confused state as if from being twirled around <my head spun as I contemplated all the possible problems this restructuring could cause> Synonyms reel, swim, turn, whirl Related Words swirl Near Antonyms calm, collect; settle, steady

  3. 3 to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis <spun the child around until he was hopelessly dizzy> Synonyms pivot, revolve, roll, rotate, turn, swing, swirl, swivel, twirl, twist, wheel, whirlRelated Words screw, unscrew; twiddle; coil, crank, reel, wind; circulate




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