Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (v) thin (lose thickness; become thin or thinner)
- S: (v) thin (make thin or thinner) "Thin the solution"
- direct troponym / full troponym
- direct hypernym / inherited hypernym / sister term
- S: (v) reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down (cut down on; make a reduction in) "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
- S: (v) decrease, lessen, minify (make smaller) "He decreased his staff"
- S: (v) change, alter, modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation) "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
- derivationally related form
- sentence frame
- S: (v) dilute, thin, thin out, reduce, cut (lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture) "cut bourbon"
- S: (v) reduce, melt off, slim, slenderize, thin, slim down (take off weight)
- S: (adj) thin (of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section) "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint"
- see also
- similar to
- S: (adj) bladed (composed of thin flat plates resembling a knife blade) "bladed arsenopyrite"
- S: (adj) capillary, hairlike (long and slender with a very small internal diameter) "a capillary tube"
- S: (adj) compressed, flat (flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes))
- S: (adj) depressed (flattened downward as if pressed from above or flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces)
- S: (adj) diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer, see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous, vapourous, cobwebby (so thin as to transmit light) "a hat with a diaphanous veil"; "filmy wings of a moth"; "gauzy clouds of dandelion down"; "gossamer cobwebs"; "sheer silk stockings"; "transparent chiffon"; "vaporous silks"
- S: (adj) filamentous, filiform, filamentlike, threadlike, thready (thin in diameter; resembling a thread)
- S: (adj) fine (thin in thickness or diameter) "a fine film of oil"; "fine hairs"; "read the fine print"
- S: (adj) light (very thin and insubstantial) "thin paper"; "light summer dresses"
- S: (adj) hyperfine (extremely fine or thin, as in a spectral line split into two or more components) "hyperfine structure"
- S: (adj) paper thin (thin as paper) "her blouse was paper thin"
- S: (adj) papery (thin and paperlike) "papery leaves"; "wasps that make nests of papery material"
- S: (adj) ribbonlike, ribbony (long and thin; resembling a ribbon) "ribbonlike noodles"
- S: (adj) sleazy (of cloth; thin and loosely woven) "the coat has a sleazy lining"
- S: (adj) slender (having little width in proportion to the length or height) "a slender pole"
- S: (adj) tenuous (very thin in gauge or diameter) "a tenuous thread"
- S: (adj) wafer-thin (very thin) "wafer-thin sheets of metal"
- W: (adj)
thick [Opposed to: thin] (not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions) "an inch thick"; "a thick board"; "a thick sandwich"; "spread a thick layer of butter"; "thick coating of dust"; "thick warm blankets"
- derivationally related form
- S: (adj) thin, lean (lacking excess flesh) "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
- S: (adj) slender, thin (very narrow) "a thin line across the page"
- S: (adj) sparse, thin (not dense) "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
- S: (adj) thin (relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous) "air is thin at high altitudes"; "a thin soup"; "skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk"; "thin oil"
- S: (adj) thin ((of sound) lacking resonance or volume) "a thin feeble cry"
- S: (adj) thin (lacking spirit or sincere effort) "a thin smile"
- S: (adj) flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous, thin (lacking substance or significance) "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; "a fragile claim to fame"
- S: (adv) thinly, thin (without viscosity) "the blood was flowing thin"