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thin

verb

1 thin

Lose thickness; become thin or thinner.

Roget 38: subduct, subtract; deduct, deduce; bate, retrench; remove, withdraw, take from, take away; detract.    garble, mutilate, amputate, ... show more



2 thin

Make thin or thinner.

Dutch: verdunnen

3 thin

Lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture.

synonyms: cut, dilute, reduce, thin out.

Roget 103: be few etc. adj.. render few etc. adj.; reduce, diminish the number, weed, eliminate, cull, thin, decimate.   

4 thin

Take off weight.

synonyms: melt off, reduce, slenderize, slim, slim down.

Dutch: afvallen, vermageren

adjective

1 thin

Of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section.

Roget 640: insufficient, inadequate; too little etc. 32; not enough etc. 639; unequal to; incompetent etc. (impotent) 158; weighed in the balance and found wanting;" ... show more

Roget 193: little; small etc. (in quantity) 32; minute, diminutive, microscopic; microzoal; inconsiderable etc. (unimportant) 643; exiguous, ... show more

Roget 103: few; scant, scanty; thin, rare, scattered, thinly scattered, spotty, few and far between, exiguous; infrequent etc. 137; rari nantes [Lat.]; ... show more

Polish: chudy, cienki

2 thin

Lacking excess flesh:
— You can't be too rich or too thin.

synonym: lean.

Roget 203: narrow, close; slender, thin, fine; thread-like etc. (filament) 205; finespun, gossamer; paper-thin; taper, ... show more

Polish: chudy

3 thin

Very narrow:
— A thin line across the page.

synonym: slender.

4 thin

Not dense:
— A thin beard.

synonym: sparse.

Polish: nieobfity

5 thin

Relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous.

Polish: niegęsty, rzadki, luźny, rzadziutki, wolny, rzadziuchny, wodnisty

6 thin

of sound Lacking resonance or volume.

7 thin

Lacking spirit or sincere effort.

8 thin

Lacking substance or significance:
— A thin plot.

synonyms: flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous.

Roget 322: rare, subtile, thin, fine, tenuous, compressible, flimsy, slight; light etc. 320; cavernous, spongy etc. ... show more

adverb

1 thin

Without viscosity:
— The blood was flowing thin.

synonym: thinly.


Moby thesaurus: Lenten, Sanforize, Sanforized, Spartan, a bit thick, a bit thin, abate, abrade, abstemious, abstract, absurd, acute, adulterate, adulterated, airy, ankle-deep, argute, ascetic, atomic, attenuate ... show more.

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