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Definition 1: a duplicate copy - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for twin in the sense of this definition

(twin is a kind of ...) a copy that corresponds to an original exactly

"he made a duplicate for the files"

Definition 2: a waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for twin in the sense of this definition

(twin is an instance of ...) a steep descent of the water of a river

(... is part of twin) North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

(... is part of twin) a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition

Definition 3: either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy - [noun denoting person]

(twin is a kind of ...) a person's brother or sister

(... is a kind of twin ) either of two twins who developed from two separate fertilized eggs

(... is a kind of twin ) either of two twins developed from the same fertilized ovum (having the same genetic material)

Definition 4: (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for twin in the sense of this definition

(twin is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(twin belongs to category ...) a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon

Definition 5: give birth to twins - [verb of body]

(twin is a kind of ...) cause to be born

"My wife had twins yesterday!"

Definition 6: grow as twins - [verb of change]

Samples where twin or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • twin crystals

(twin is a kind of ...) increase in size by natural process

"Corn doesn't grow here" "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees" "her hair doesn't grow much anymore"

Definition 7: bring two objects, ideas, or people together - [verb of contact]

Samples where twin or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This fact is coupled to the other one
  • Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?
  • The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project

Synonyms for twin in the sense of this definition

(twin is a kind of ...) cause to become joined or linked

"join these two parts so that they fit together"

(... is a kind of twin ) provide with an unsuitable mate

(... is a kind of twin ) match badly; match two objects or people that do not go together

(twin has a similar meaning as ...) give or join in marriage

Definition 8: duplicate or match - [verb of stative]

Samples where twin or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse

Synonyms for twin in the sense of this definition

(twin is a kind of ...) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

"The two stories don't agree in many details" "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check" "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

Definition 9: being two identical - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for twin in the sense of this definition

(twin is similar to ...) going well together; possessing harmonizing qualities

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