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pen

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pen

  1. a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody <earned six years in a federal pen> Synonyms bastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jailhouse, joint [slang], jug, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]Related Words bull pen, cage, cell, hole, tank; block, ward; glasshouse [British], guardhouse, hulk(s); concentration camp, gulag, labor camp, prison camp, stalag, work camp; dungeon, keep, oubliette; reformatory, reform school, training schoolNear Antonyms outside


pen

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pen

  1. an enclosure with an open framework for keeping animals <a goat pen> Synonyms coop, corral, hutch, pen, poundRelated Words kennel, run; kraal, stockade; cote, dovecote (also dovecot), henhouse; fold, sheepfold; pigpen; aquarium, terrarium; live-box; fence


pen

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pen

  1. a person who creates a written work <Alexander Hamilton is reckoned to be the pseudonymous pen behind two thirds of the Federalist Papers> Synonyms litterateur (or littérateur), pen, penman, scribe, scrivener, writerRelated Words auteur, belletrist (also belle-lettrist), stylist, wordsmith; coauthor, coscenarist, cowriter; ghostwriter, hack, hatchet man, scribbler, wordmonger; biographer, hagiographer; autobiographer, memoirist, memorialist; fabulist, fictioneer, fictionist, novelist, romancer, storyteller; essayist, pamphleteer, satirist; dramatist, playwright, scenarist, screenwriter, scriptwriter; prosaist, prosateur, proser; bard, poet, rhymer, versifier; blogger, columnist, journalist, newspaperman, paragrapher, reporter, sportswriterAntonyms nonauthor


pen

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pen

  1. to close or shut in by or as if by barriers <remember to pen up the dogs when visitors come over> Synonyms box (in), cage, closet, coop (up), corral, encage, encase, envelop, fence (in), hedge, hem (in), house, immure, include, mew (up), pen, wall (in)Related Words bound, circumscribe, confine, contain, limit, restrict; encircle, encompass, enfold, enframe, enlace, frame, ring, surround; armor, cocoon, encapsulate, encapsule, encyst, ensheathe, ensphere, enwomb


pen

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pen

  1. to compose and set down on paper the words of <though relatively unknown at the time of his death, the composer had penned some of the most memorable show tunes of his era> Synonyms author, pen, scratch (out), scribbleRelated Words cast, compose, craft, draft, draw up, formulate, frame, prepare; recast, redraft, revise, rewrite; letter, print, type, typewrite; record, take down, transcribe; autograph, pencil (in), register, sign; couch, express, phrase, put, word


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