tan

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtæn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/tæn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(tan)


Inflections of 'tan' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
tanner
adj comparative
tannest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'tan' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
tans
v 3rd person singular
tanning
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
tanned
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
tanned
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Adjective: light brown
Synonyms:
light brown, sepia, sandy , beige, bronze, ecru, golden brown, biscuit , yellowish brown, brownish yellow, pale brown, tawny
Sense: Adjective: sun-tanned - US
Synonyms:
sun-tanned, suntanned, tanned , bronzed, dark , brown , brownish
Sense: Verb: sunbathe
Synonyms:
sunbathe, go sunbathing, get a tan, get tan (US), lie in the sun, bronze yourself, soak up the sun, sun yourself, go brown, turn brown, brown , bake
Sense: Verb: treat leather
Synonyms:
treat , process , sun-dry, cure , soak , lime , unhair, scud, delime, bate, pickle , soften, taw, boil
Sense: Verb: strike - slang
Synonyms:
strike , hit , beat , thrash, belt , batter , bash , paddle , lash , slap , smack , pound , switch , whip , flog, cane , pummel, flagellate, lick (slang)

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