Synonyms of tan


1. tan, suntan, sunburn, burn, hyperpigmentation

usage: a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun

2. tan, topaz, light brown

usage: a light brown the color of topaz

3. tangent, tan, trigonometric function, circular function

usage: ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle


1. tan, convert

usage: treat skins and hides with tannic acid so as to convert them into leather

2. tan, bronze, discolor, discolour, colour, color

usage: get a tan, from wind or sun


1. tan, chromatic (vs. achromatic)

usage: of a light yellowish-brown color

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Definition and meaning of tan (Dictionary)