twin

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtwɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/twɪn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(twin)

Inflections of 'twin' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
twins
v 3rd person singular
twinning
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
twinned
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
twinned
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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twin

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. has [an identical, a fraternal, a paternal, a maternal] twin
  2. her [identical] twin
  3. a set of identical twins
  4. they are twins
  5. has a special connection to her twin
  6. is giving birth to twins
  7. is pregnant with twins
  8. is studying twins
  9. lost her twin [in an accident, at birth]
  10. the [older, younger] twin
  11. can't tell the twins apart
  12. mixed up the twins
  13. got the twins confused
  14. look like twins
  15. I thought they were twins!
  16. the bed is a twin
  17. the sheets will fit a twin
  18. a perfect twin for (another model)
  19. spent years flying (turbine) twins
adj
  1. have a twin [brother, sister, sibling]
  2. an identical twin [brother]
  3. his fraternal twin [brother]
  4. a twin pregnancy
  5. is the twin [town, village, city] (of)
  6. twin [buildings, towers]
  7. the twin [armies, forces, problems, challenges]
  8. a twin [vase, bracelet, peak]
  9. [book, have] a twin room
  10. [sleep in, ask for, buy] a twin bed
  11. a room with twin beds
  12. a twin (size) bed
  13. a set of twin sheets
  14. conduct a twin study
  15. in the Twin Cities
  16. the Twin Towers
v
  1. twin [strands, baskets, core businesses]
  2. the [strands] were twinned
  3. twin a [city, town, region] with another
'twin' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
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