1. [ verb ] attach with or as if with a pin
Synonyms: pin_up pin_down

"pin up a picture"

Related terms: attach
2. [ verb ] to hold fast or prevent from moving
Synonyms: immobilize immobilise trap

"The child was pinned under the fallen tree"

Related terms: immobilisation
3. [ verb ] attach or fasten with pins
Related terms: unpin fasten
4. [ noun ] a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
Related terms: jewelry stickpin tie_tack scatter_pin brooch
5. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) informal terms of the leg
Synonyms: stick peg

"fever left him weak on his sticks"

Related terms: leg
6. [ noun ] (sport) when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
Synonyms: fall
Related terms: victory takedown wrestling_match
7. [ noun ] a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts
Synonyms: pin_number personal_identification_number
Related terms: number identification
8. [ noun ] small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
Synonyms: peg
Related terms: marker peg
9. [ verb ] (chess) immobilize a piece, in chess
Related terms: attack chess
10. [ noun ] (golf,games) flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
Synonyms: flag
Related terms: golf_equipment
11. [ noun ] (nautical) a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
Synonyms: thole tholepin rowlock oarlock peg
Related terms: holder dinghy
12. [ noun ] cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown
Related terms: tumbler cylinder_lock
13. [ verb ] pierce with a pin

"pin down the butterfly"

Related terms: transfix skewer
14. [ noun ] axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
Synonyms: pivot
Related terms: axis fulcrum pintle pivot
15. [ noun ] a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
Related terms: fastener peg bitt_pin rivet wrist_pin barrette toggle hairpin hatpin straight_pin linchpin safety_pin skewer point shank pinhead head
16. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 26170
17. [ noun ] (games) a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in groups as a target
Synonyms: bowling_pin
Related terms: bowling_equipment ninepin headpin tenpin duckpin
Similar spelling:   Pion