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
informal knock, take to pieces, pull apart, take apart, crucify, hammer, slam, bash, give something a battering
roast, skewer, maul, throw brickbats at
British informal slate, rubbish, slag off, monster
North American informal trash, pummel
Australian, New Zealand informal 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
swing, swing round, 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


    informal


    2‘the deal panned out badly’


    SYNONYMS


    rare