Definition of Sin

1. Noun. Estrangement from god.

Exact synonyms: Sinfulness, Wickedness
Generic synonyms: Unrighteousness
Specialized synonyms: Mark Of Cain
Derivative terms: Sinful, Sinful, Wicked



2. Verb. Commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law.
Exact synonyms: Transgress, Trespass
Specialized synonyms: Fall
Generic synonyms: Breach, Break, Go Against, Infract, Offend, Transgress, Violate
Derivative terms: Sinner, Sinning, Transgression

3. Noun. An act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will.
Exact synonyms: Sinning
Generic synonyms: Evildoing, Transgression
Specialized synonyms: Fall, Actual Sin, Original Sin, Deadly Sin, Mortal Sin, Venial Sin

4. Verb. Commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake. "I blundered during the job interview"
Exact synonyms: Blunder, Boob, Drop The Ball, Goof
Generic synonyms: Breach, Break, Go Against, Infract, Offend, Transgress, Violate
Derivative terms: Blunder, Blunderer, Boob, Goof, Goof

5. Noun. Ratio of the length of the side opposite the given angle to the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle.
Exact synonyms: Sine
Generic synonyms: Circular Function, Trigonometric Function

6. Noun. (Akkadian) god of the Moon; counterpart of Sumerian Nanna.
Geographical relationships: Mesopotamia
Generic synonyms: Semitic Deity

7. Noun. The 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

8. Noun. Violent and excited activity. "They began to fight like sin"
Exact synonyms: Hell
Generic synonyms: Activity
Language type: Colloquialism

Definition of Sin

1. adv., prep., & conj. Old form of Since.

2. n. Transgression of the law of God; disobedience of the divine command; any violation of God's will, either in purpose or conduct; moral deficiency in the character; iniquity; as, sins of omission and sins of commission.

3. v. i. To depart voluntarily from the path of duty prescribed by God to man; to violate the divine law in any particular, by actual transgression or by the neglect or nonobservance of its injunctions; to violate any known rule of duty; -- often followed by against.

Definition of Sin

1. Abbreviation. Sinaloa, a state of Mexico. ¹

2. Abbreviation. (Canada) Social insurance number, an identification number issued by the government of Canada. ¹

3. Proper noun. The god of the moon in Sumerian mythology. ¹

4. Noun. (theology) A violation of a moral or religious law; an error. ¹

5. Noun. A misdeed. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive theology) To commit a sin. ¹

7. Noun. A letter of the Hebrew alphabet; (Hebr ??) ¹

8. Noun. A letter of the Arabic alphabet; (Arab ?) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sin

1. to commit a sin (an offense against religious or moral law) [v SINNED, SINNING, SINS]

Medical Definition of Sin

1. 1. Transgression of the law of God; disobedience of the divine command; any violation of God's will, either in purpose or conduct; moral deficiency in the character; iniquity; as, sins of omission and sins of commission. "Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin." (John viii. 34) "Sin is the transgression of the law." (1 John III. 4) "I think 't no sin. To cozen him that would unjustly win." (Shak) "Enthralled By sin to foul, exorbitant desires." (Milton) 2. An offense, in general; a violation of propriety; a misdemeanor; as, a sin against good manners. "I grant that poetry's a crying sin." (Pope) 3. A sin offering; a sacrifice for sin. "He hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin." (2 Cor. V. 21) 4. An embodiment of sin; a very wicked person. "Thy ambition, Thou scarlet sin, robbed this bewailing land Of noble Buckingham." (Shak) Sin is used in the formation of some compound words of obvious signification; as, sin-born; sin-bred, sin-oppressed, sin-polluted, and the like. Actual sin, Canonical sins, Original sin, Venial sin. See Actual, Canonical, etc. Deadly, or Mortal, sins, willful and deliberate transgressions, which take away divine grace; in distinction from vental sins. The seven deadly sins are pride, covetousness, lust, wrath, gluttony, envy, and sloth. Sin eater, a man who (according to a former practice in England) for a small gratuity ate a piece of bread laid on the chest of a dead person, whereby he was supposed to have taken the sins of the dead person upon himself. Sin offering, a sacrifice for sin; something offered as an expiation for sin. Synonym: Iniquity, wickedness, wrong. See Crime. Origin: OE. Sinne, AS. Synn, syn; akin to D. Zonde, OS. Sundia, OHG. Sunta, G. Sunde, Icel, Dan. & Sw. Synd, L. Sons, sontis, guilty, perhaps originally from the p. Pr. Of the verb signifying, to be, and meaning, the one who it is. Cf. Authentic, Sooth. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sin

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sin (current term)
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