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sin



Pronunciation: (sin), [key]
n., v., sinned, sin•ning.


n.
1. transgression of divine law: the sin of Adam.
2. any act regarded as such a transgression, esp. a willful or deliberate violation of some religious or moral principle.
3. any reprehensible or regrettable action, behavior, lapse, etc.; great fault or offense: It's a sin to waste time.

v.i.
1. to commit a sinful act.
2. to offend against a principle, standard, etc.

v.t.
1. to commit or perform sinfully: He sinned his crimes without compunction.
2. to bring, drive, etc., by sinning: He sinned his soul to perdition.

sin



Pronunciation: (sēn), [key]
n.
1. the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
2. the consonant sound represented by this letter.

sīn



Pronunciation: (sēn), [key]
n.
the 12th letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Sin



Pronunciation: (sēn), [key]
n.
the Akkadian god of the moon: the counterpart of the Sumerian Nanna.

sin



Trig.
sine.

sin





Symbol, Trig.arc sine.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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