Synonyms of spin in English:



  • 3 her head was spinning
    reel, go round, whirl, be in a whirl, swim, be giddy, be dizzy


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  • 2 the agency fought hard to put a positive spin on the campaign's progress
    slant, angle, twist, bias


spin something out

the longer you can spin out the negotiations the better
[Antonyms] cut short curtail
prolongprotractdraw outstretch outdrag outstring outextendextend the duration ofcarry onkeep goingkeep alivecontinueexpandenlargefill outpad outamplifylengthen archaicwire-draw


in a flat spin

British informal
[Antonyms] calm relaxed
agitatedflusteredin a panicworked upbeside oneselfoverwroughtfrantic informalin a flapin a flusterin a statein a ditherall of a ditherin a tizz/tizzyin a tiz-wozBritish informalhaving kittens

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