Synonyms of pan in English

: pan1pan2

pan1


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noun

1‘heat the olive oil in a heavy pan’

SYNONYMS

saucepan, frying pan, pot, casserole, wok, skillet, bain-marie, fish kettle, pressure cooker, poacher, chafing dish

container, cooking utensil

Indian karahi

2‘the evaporation of sea water in salt pans’

SYNONYMS

hollow, pit, basin, depression, dip, indentation, crater, cavity, concavity


verb

1‘the movie was panned by the critics’

SYNONYMS

criticize, censure, attack, lambaste, condemn, find fault with, give a bad press to, flay, savage, shoot down, bring under fire

knock, take to pieces, pull apart, take apart, crucify, hammer, slam, bash, give something a battering

roast, skewer, maul, throw brickbats at

British slate, rubbish, slag off, monster

North American trash, pummel

NZ Australian bag

ANTONYMS

praise, commend, applaud

2‘prospectors panned for gold’

SYNONYMS

sift for, search for, look for


Synonyms of pan in English

: pan1pan2

pan2


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verb

1‘the camera panned to the building’

SYNONYMS

sweep, track, move, turn, circle


Phrases

    pan out

      1‘Harold's idea had been a good one even if it hadn't panned out’

      SYNONYMS

      succeed, be successful, work, turn out well, work out

      informal

      do the trick

      2‘the deal panned out badly’

      SYNONYMS

      turn out, work out, conclude, result, come out, fall out, develop, evolve

      rare

      eventuate