tan

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Noun[change]

Singular
tan

Plural
tans

  1. Tan is one of the colors people can see:
  2. A darkening of the skin from being in the sun.
    She still has a tan from her visit to Mexico.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
tan

Comparative
tanner

Superlative
tannest

This woman is tan
  1. To be tan in color.


Verb[change]

Plain form
tan

Third-person singular
tans

Past tense
tanned

Past participle
tanned

Present participle
tanning

This woman is tanning
  1. To turn an animal's skin into leather.
  2. To lie in the sun to darken your skin.
  3. To use a tanning bed to darken your skin.

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