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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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