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Synonyms for PENpɛn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pen(noun)

    a writing implement with a point from which ink flows

    penitentiary, playpen

  2. pen(noun)

    an enclosure for confining livestock

    penitentiary, playpen

  3. playpen, pen(noun)

    a portable enclosure in which babies may be left to play

    penitentiary, playpen, pen

  4. penitentiary, pen(noun)

    a correctional institution for those convicted of major crimes

    penitentiary, playpen, pen

  5. pen(verb)

    female swan

    penitentiary, playpen

  6. write, compose, pen, indite(verb)

    produce a literary work

    "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"

    spell, draw up, compose, pen, compile, save, indite, publish, frame, drop a line, write

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pen(v. a.)

    write, compose, indite

  2. pen(v. a.)

    incage, coop, confine, enclose, impound, imprison, incarcerate, shut up, shut in, hem in, wall in, rail in

  3. pen(n.)

    enclosure, COOP, PENFOLD, pinfold, pound

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

pencil, feather, plume, stylus, crayon, nep, aup, paddock, quill, ink

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