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3 letters words from 'bin'

BIN 5NIB 5

2 letters words from 'bin'

BI 4IN 2

All 3 letters words made out of bin

bin ibn bni nbi inb nib

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Definitions and meaning of bin

bin

Pronunciation

  • enPR: bĭn, IPA(key): /bɪn/, /bin/
  • (Canada, UK, General Australian) IPA(key): /bɪn/
  • Homophone: bun (NZ), been (General American, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /bɪn/

Etymology 1

From Middle English binne, from Old English binne (crib, manger), from Proto-West Germanic [Term?], from Gaulish benna (four-wheeled cart; caisson) (compare Old Irish buinne, Welsh benn (cart), Old Breton benn (caisson)).

Noun

bin (plural bins)

  1. A box, frame, crib, or enclosed place, used as a storage container.
    • 1852-1853, Charles Dickens, Bleak House
      Though a hard-grained man, close, dry, and silent, he can enjoy old wine with the best. He has a priceless bin of port in some artful cellar under the Fields, which is one of his many secrets.
  2. A container for rubbish or waste.
  3. (statistics) Any of the discrete intervals in a histogram, etc
Derived terms
  • binwidth
Synonyms
  • (container): container, receptacle
  • (container for waste): dustbin (British), rubbish bin (British, Australian), garbage can, trash can (both US)
Translations

Verb

bin (third-person singular simple present bins, present participle binning, simple past and past participle binned)

  1. (chiefly Britain, informal) To dispose of (something) by putting it into a bin, or as if putting it into a bin.
    • 2008, Tom Holt, Falling Sideways, Orbit books, →ISBN, p. 28
      He put the bank statement in the shoebox marked "Bank Statements" and binned the rest.
  2. (Britain, informal) To throw away, reject, give up.
    • 2002, Christopher Harvie, Scotland: A Short History, Oxford University Press, →ISBN, p. 59
      This splendid eloquence was promptly binned by the pope, []
    • 2005, Ian Oliver, War and peace in the Balkans: the diplomacy of conflict in the former Yugoslavia, I.B. Tauris, →ISBN, p. 238
      The CC [Co-ordinating Centre] had long since binned the idea of catching the regular shuttle service, []
  3. (statistics) To convert continuous data into discrete groups.
  4. (transitive) To place into a bin for storage.
Synonyms
  • (dispose of in a bin): chuck, chuck away, chuck out, discard, ditch, dump, junk, scrap, throw away, throw out, toss, trash
  • See also Thesaurus:junk
Translations

Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Arabic بِن(bin, son).

Noun

bin

  1. (in Arabic names) son of; equivalent to Hebrew בן(ben).

Etymology 3

Contraction of being

Contraction

bin

  1. (text messaging) Contraction of being.

Etymology 4

Contraction of been

Verb

bin

  1. (obsolete, dialectal and text messaging) Alternative form of been
    • 1669, Christopher Merrett, letter to Thomas Browne
      Many of the lupus piscis I have seen, and have bin informed by the king's fishmonger they are taken on our coast []

Etymology 5

Clipping of binary.

Noun

bin (uncountable)

  1. (computing, informal) Clipping of binary.

Anagrams

  • BNI, NBI, NIB, ibn, nib

Biak

Noun

bin

  1. woman
    • [1]: FAFYAR BEKUR KORBEN MA BIN YOMGA : "THE STORY ABOUT DRAGON AND THE YOMGA WOMAN"
      Korben ine fyair bin berande ido bebaraprapen ro yaf narewara bo bebur mumra si. : This dragon usually watched the women who usually went landward and roasted (food) along the gardens and went home seaward.

Dalmatian

Etymology

From Latin bene. Compare Romanian bine, Italian bene, Spanish bien, French bien.

Adverb

bin

  1. well

Noun

bin

  1. good

Egyptian

Romanization

bin

  1. Manuel de Codage transliteration of bjn.

French

Adverb

bin

  1. Alternative spelling of bien

German

Etymology

From Middle High German, from Old High German bim (am), from Proto-Germanic *biumi (first-person singular present active indicative of Proto-Germanic *beuną (to be)), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰew- (to be, become, appear). Cognate with Dutch ben (am), Old English bēom (am). More at be.

German bin and Dutch ben have two sources:

  • a form based on Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésmi (am) like English am, Old Norse em
  • an initial b- that was added to the word under influence of verb forms based on Proto-Germanic *beuną (as in Old English beon)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɪn/

Verb

bin

  1. First-person singular present of sein.

References


Guinea-Bissau Creole

Etymology

From Portuguese vir. Cognate with Kabuverdianu ben.

Verb

bin

  1. to come

Indonesian

Etymology

Borrowed from Arabic بِن(bin, son).

Noun

bin (plural, first-person possessive binku, second-person possessive binmu, third-person possessive binnya)

  1. son (of)

Japanese

Romanization

bin

  1. Rōmaji transcription of びん

Kurdish

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰudʰnás. Related to Ossetian бын (byn), Persian بن(bon).

Noun

bin

  1. bottom

Preposition

bin

  1. under

Mandarin

Romanization

bin

  1. Nonstandard spelling of bīn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of bǐn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of bìn.

Usage notes

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

North Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian binda, which derives from Proto-Germanic *bindaną.

Verb

bin

  1. (Heligoland) to bind

Papiamentu

Alternative forms

  • bini (synonym)

Etymology

From Spanish venir and Kabuverdianu ben.

Verb

bin

  1. to come

Swahili

Etymology

Borrowed from Arabic بِن(bin, son).

Noun

bin (n class, plural bin)

  1. son of

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -iːn

Noun

bin

  1. indefinite plural of bi

Taivoan

Noun

bin

  1. brother

Tok Pisin

Etymology 1

From English been.

Particle

bin

  1. Marks the simple past tense.
See also

Tok Pisin tense markers:

  • pinis (past perfect tense)
  • bin (simple past tense)
  • stap (progressive tense)
  • bai/baimbai (future tense)

Etymology 2

From English bean.

Noun

bin

  1. bean, beans

Turkish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbin/

Etymology 1

From Ottoman Turkish بیك(biŋ, thousand), from Proto-Turkic *bïŋ (thousand). Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰉𐰃𐰭(bïŋ), 𐰋𐰃𐰭(biŋ), Old Uyghur mynk (mïŋ, thousand), Bashkir мең (meñ, thousand) and Mongolian мянган (mjangan, thousand) a Turkic borrowing.

Noun

bin (definite accusative bini, plural binler)

  1. thousand
Declension

Etymology 2

Verb

bin

  1. second-person singular imperative of binmek

Welsh

Etymology 1

Borrowed from English bin.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɪn/

Noun

bin m (plural biniau or bins)

  1. bin, trashcan

Mutation

Etymology 2

Mutated form of pin (pine trees).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /biːn/

Noun

bin

  1. Soft mutation of pin (pine trees).

Mutation


Zazaki

Etymology

Related to Kurdish bin.

Noun

bin ?

  1. bottom

Zoogocho Zapotec

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish vena, from Latin vēna.

Noun

bin

  1. vein

References

  • Long C., Rebecca; Cruz M., Sofronio (2000) Diccionario zapoteco de San Bartolomé Zoogocho, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 38)‎[2] (in Spanish), second electronic edition, Coyoacán, D.F.: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 16

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to store in a large receptacle.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)