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din

noun

  1. (noise)  a loud harsh or strident noise
    Synonyms: blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor [American spelling], clamour [British/Canadian...
  2. (disturbance)  the act of making a noisy disturbance
    Synonyms: commotion, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, tumult. Type of: disturbance

verb

  1. (sound)  to make a resonant sound, like artillery
    Synonyms: boom. Type of: sound
  2. (inculcate)  to instill (into a person) by constant repetition
    Type of: inculcate

din.

noun

  1. (Algerian monetary unit)  the basic unit of money in Algeria
    Synonyms: Algerian dinar, dinar. Type of: Algerian monetary unit
  2. (Bahrainian monetary unit)  the basic unit of money in Bahrain; equal to 1000 fils
    Synonyms: Bahrain dinar, dinar. Type of: Bahrainian monetary unit
  3. (Iraqi monetary unit)  the basic unit of money in Iraq; equal to 1000 fils
    Synonyms: dinar, Iraqi dinar. Type of: Iraqi monetary unit
  4. (Jordanian monetary unit)  the basic unit of money in Jordan; equal to 1000 fils
    Synonyms: dinar, Jordanian dinar. Type of: Jordanian monetary unit
  5. (Kuwaiti monetary unit)  the basic unit of money in Kuwait; equal 1000 fils
    Synonyms: dinar, Kuwaiti dinar. Type of: Kuwaiti monetary unit
  6. (Libyan monetary unit)  the basic unit of money in Libya
    Synonyms: dinar, Libyan dinar. Type of: Libyan monetary unit
  7. (Tunisian monetary unit)  the basic unit of money in Tunisia
    Synonyms: dinar, Tunisian dinar. Type of: Tunisian monetary unit
  8. (Yugoslavian monetary unit)  the basic unit of money in Yugoslavia
    Synonyms: dinar, Yugoslavian dinar. Type of: Yugoslavian monetary unit
  9. (Iranian monetary unit)  a Iranian monetary unit equal to 1/100 rial
    Synonyms: dinar, Iranian dinar. Type of: Iranian monetary unit. Part of: Iranian rial

Etymology summary

Old English dyne, from Proto-Germanic *duniz. Akin to Old Norse dynr, Sanskrit...
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Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

din | DIN | Din. | dinar [synonym, sense-specific]

a loud discordant confused noise | [transitive, followed by] into to instil (into a person) by constant repetition | [transitive] to subject to a din ... (23 of 635 words, 10 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciations)

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Wikipedia:

Din [disambiguation] | DIN

can have several meanings: Dīn, an Arabic term meaning "religion" or "way of life" | Din (Kabbalah), one of the ten aspects of the Ein Sof in Kabbalah (more commonly known as "Gevurah") | DIN is the abbreviated name of the Deutsches Institut für... (42 of 340 words, 23 definitions)

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Merriam-Webster:

dinar

a gold coin formerly used in countries of southwest Asia and north Africa | -- see money table ; -- see rial at money table (22 of 54 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/dinar

din [entry 1, noun] | babel [synonym, sense-specific] | blare [synonym, sense-specific] | bluster [synonym, sense-specific] | bowwow [synonym, sense-specific] | brawl [synonym, sense-specific] | bruit [archaic, synonym, sense-specific] | cacophony [synonym, sense-specific] | chatter [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

a loud continued noise ; especially, a welter of discordant sounds | a situation or condition resembling a din (18 of 138 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/din

din [entry 2, verb] | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle] | chime [synonym, sense-specific] | repeat [synonym, sense-specific] | iterate [synonym, sense-specific] | rehearse [synonym, sense-specific] | reiterate [synonym, sense-specific] | paraphrase [similar, sense-specific] | ...

to make a loud noise | to assail with loud continued noise | to impress by insistent repetition [often used with "into"] (20 of 79 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples)

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Wiktionary:

din | dins [plural] | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle]

A loud noise; a cacophony or loud commotion. | [obsolete] To be filled with sound; to resound. | [transitive] To assail with loud noise. | [transitive] To repeat continuously, as though to the point of deafening or exhausting somebody. | [intransitive]... (37 of 112 words, 5 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

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Oxford Dictionary:

din | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle] | dins [3rd-person singular present] | din something into

[singular] : a loud, unpleasant, and prolonged noise | ("din something into") : make (someone) learn or remember an idea by constant repetition | make ... (23 of 110 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

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New World Dictionary:

din | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle] | DIN

a loud, continuous noise; confused clamor or uproar | to beset with a din | to repeat insistently or noisily | to make a din | an association in ... (25 of 104 words, 7 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/din

din | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle]

a loud, continuous noise; confused clamor or uproar | to beset with a din | to repeat insistently or noisily | to make a din (22 of 59 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

din | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle] | DIN | Din.

a loud, confused noise; a continued loud or tumultuous sound; noisy clamor. | to assail with din. | to sound or utter with clamor or persistent ... (24 of 84 words, 7 definitions, pronunciation)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

din [verb] | dinned [past tense] | dinned into [past tense] | dinning [present participle] | dinning into [present participle] | dins [3rd-person singular present] | dins into [3rd-person singular present] | din into [I/you/we/they, related]

din into [transitive] to teach something to someone by repeating it many times in a very determined way (18 of 58 words, pronunciation)

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din [singular]

a very loud unpleasant noise that lasts for a long time (11 of 35 words, pronunciation)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

din | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle] | dins [3rd-person singular present]

A jumble of loud, usually discordant sounds. | To stun with deafening noise. | To instill by wearying repetition | To make a loud noise. (22 of 53 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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Cambridge Dictionary:

din

a loud unpleasant confused noise which lasts for a long time (11 of 36 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

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Encarta Dictionary:

dinar | dinars [plural]

a currency unit in some North African, southwestern Asian, and southeastern European countries (13 of 36 words, pronunciation)

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din [entry 1] | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle] | dins [3rd-person singular present]

a loud persistent noise, especially one composed of confused sounds | to make a loud persistent noise | to fix something in somebody's mind by ... (23 of 72 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

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Etymology references

Wiktionary:

din | dins [plural] | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle]

Origin: Old English dyne, from Proto-Germanic *duniz. Akin to Old Norse dynr, Sanskrit ध्वनति ("to make a noise, to roar"). | Old English dynnan, from Proto-Germanic *dunjan, from the same stem as... (30 of 33 etymology words)

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Online Etymology:

din

Origin: Old English dyne (Noun), dynian (verb), from Proto-Germanic *duniz (compare Old Norse dynr, Danish don, Middle Low ... (17 of 33 etymology words)

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Collins Dictionary:

din | DIN | Din.

First use: 20th century

Origin: Old English dynn; compare Old Norse dynr, Old High German tuni | from Hebrew, literally: judgment | Arabic, related to ... (20 of 30 etymology words)

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New World Dictionary:

din | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle]

Origin: Middle English dine from Old English dyne, akin to Old Norse ... | Deutsche Industrie Normenausschuss (15 of 29 etymology words)

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din | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle]

Origin: Middle English dine from Old English dyne, akin to Old Norse dynr from Indo-European base *dhwen-, *dhun-, to ... (18 of 26 etymology words)

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Oxford Dictionary:

din | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle] | dins [3rd-person singular present] | din something into

Origin: Old English dyne, dynn (noun), dynian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Old High German tuni (noun) and Old Norse ... (20 of 26 etymology words)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

din | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle] | dins [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English dine, from Old English dyne.

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Merriam-Webster:

din [entry 1, noun]

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Middle English, from Old English dyne; akin to Old Norse dynr din, Sanskrit dhvanati it roars

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Encarta Dictionary:

din [entry 1] | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle] | dins [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Old English dyne from Indo-European

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Audio references

Wiktionary:

din | dins [plural] | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "din"

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Collins Dictionary:

din | DIN | Din.

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "din"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "din"

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

din [verb] | dinned [past tense] | dinned into [past tense] | dinning [present participle] | dinning into [present participle] | dins [3rd-person singular present] | dins into [3rd-person singular present]

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din [singular]

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Macmillan American Dictionary:

din [verb] | dinned [past tense] | dinned into [past tense] | dinning [present participle] | dinning into [present participle] | dins [3rd-person singular present] | dins into [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "din"

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din [singular, noun]

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Cambridge Dictionary:

din

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "din"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "din"

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the Free Dictionary:

din

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "din"

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Google Dictionary:

din | dins [plural] | dinned [past tense] | dinning [present participle]

Audio: English pronunciation of "din"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

YourDictionary Audio:

din

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