sin
Pronunciation Noun

sin

  1. (theology) A violation of God's will or religious law.
    As a Christian, I think this is a sin against God.
  2. A misdeed.
  3. A sin offering; a sacrifice for sin.
    • Bible, 2 Corinthians v. 21
      He hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin.
  4. An embodiment of sin; a very wicked person.
    • 1613, William Shakespeare; [John Fletcher], “The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eight”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act III, scene i]:
      Thy ambition, / Thou scarlet sin, robbed this bewailing land / Of noble Buckingham.
  5. A flaw.
    No movie is without sin.
Synonyms Verb

sin (sins, present participle sinning; past and past participle sinned)

  1. (intransitive, theology) To commit a sin.
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /sɪn/, /siːn/
Noun

sin (plural sins)

  1. A letter of the Hebrew alphabet; שׂ
  2. A letter of the Arabic alphabet; س
Noun

sin (plural sins)

  1. A traditional tube skirt worn by Lao and Thai women, particularly northern Thai and northeastern Thai women.

Sin
Proper noun
  1. (Akkadian, Assyrian and Babylonian mythology) The god of the moon.
Synonyms
  • (Sumerian equivalent) Nanna

SIN
Proper noun
  1. Abbreviation of Sinaloa#English|Sinaloa, A state of Mexico.
Noun

sin (plural sins)

  1. (Canada) Initialism of social insurance number#English|social insurance number, an identification number issued by the government of Canada.



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