Synonyms of pan


1. pan, cooking pan, cooking utensil, cookware

usage: cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel

2. Pan, goat god

usage: (Greek mythology) god of fields and woods and shepherds and flocks; represented as a man with goat's legs and horns and ears; identified with Roman Sylvanus or Faunus

3. pan, container

usage: shallow container made of metal

4. Pan, genus Pan, mammal genus

usage: chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids


1. pan, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: make a sweeping movement; "The camera panned across the room"

2. pan, pan out, pan off, wash

usage: wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals

3. pan, tear apart, trash, disparage, belittle, pick at

usage: express a totally negative opinion of; "The critics panned the performance"

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Definition and meaning of pan (Dictionary)