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sin

 
Noun sin has 6 senses
  1. sin, sinfulness, wickedness - estrangement from god
    --1 is a kind of unrighteousness
    --1 has particulars: mark of Cain
  2. sin, sinning - an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
    --2 is a kind of transgression, evildoing
    --2 has particulars:
     fall; actual sin; original sin; mortal sin, deadly sin; venial sin
    Derived form: verb sin1
  3. sine, sin - ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle
    --3 is a kind of trigonometric function, circular function
  4. Sin - (Akkadian) god of the moon; counterpart of Sumerian Nanna
    --4 is a kind of
    Semitic deity
  5. sin - the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
    --5 is a kind of
    letter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic character
    --5 is a part of Hebrew alphabet, Hebraic alphabet, Hebrew script
  6. sin, hell - violent and excited activity; "they began to fight like sin"
    --6 is a kind of activity
Verb sin has 2 senses
  1. sin, transgress, trespass - commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law
    --1 is one way to transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break
    Derived forms: noun sin2, noun sinner1, noun sinning1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  2. sin, blunder, boob, goof - commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake; "I blundered during the job interview"
    --2 is one way to transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
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