Associations to the word «Sin»

Wiktionary

SIN, symbol. (mathematics) A symbol of the trigonometric function sine.
SIN, noun. (theology) A violation of God's will or religious law.
SIN, noun. A misdeed.
SIN, noun. A sin offering; a sacrifice for sin.
SIN, noun. An embodiment of sin; a very wicked person.
SIN, verb. (intransitive) (theology) To commit a sin.
SIN, noun. A letter of the Hebrew alphabet;
SIN, noun. A letter of the Arabic alphabet;
SIN, proper noun. The god of the moon in Sumerian mythology.
SIN, abbreviation. Sinaloa, a state of Mexico.
SIN, abbreviation. (Canada) Social insurance number, an identification number issued by the government of Canada.
SIN BIN, noun. (sports) An area where players are temporarily confined while suspended from play following an infringement of the rules of the game.
SIN BIN, noun. (figurative) A place for transgressors, a limbo; a place of confinement or self-isolation after (or in order to avert) transgressions; a state of disgrace.
SIN BIN, noun. (US) (Australia) (colloquial) A panel van with a bed installed in the back.
SIN BIN, verb. (sports) (usually in passive voice) to send a player off temporarily following an infringement of a rule in a game
SIN BINNED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of sin bin
SIN BINS, noun. Plural of sin bin
SIN CITY, proper noun. (slang) a common nickname for Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
SIN CITY, proper noun. (dated) (slang) Sin City and Sin Cité a nickname for prohibition-era Montreal, Quebec, Canada
SIN EATER, noun. A person (usually a man) who is supposed to take sins of a deceased person upon himself by means of eating a piece of bread, laid for him on the breast of the dead one.
SIN TAX, noun. (idiomatic) (politics) A government-imposed tax on a specific good, service, or activity which is legal but widely considered to be unwholesome or socially harmful, such as a tax on alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, or gambling.
SIN TAXES, noun. Plural of sin tax

Dictionary definition

SIN, noun. Estrangement from god.
SIN, noun. An act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will.
SIN, noun. Ratio of the length of the side opposite the given angle to the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle.
SIN, noun. (Akkadian) god of the Moon; counterpart of Sumerian Nanna.
SIN, noun. The 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
SIN, noun. Violent and excited activity; "they began to fight like sin".
SIN, verb. Commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law.
SIN, verb. Commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake; "I blundered during the job interview".

Wise words

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