Definitions of sin

  1. To violate divine law; to offend against. Original sin, native sinfulness or disposition to sin.
  2. To transgress or disregard the moral law.
  3. To bring about by sin; to commit ( a sin).
  4. To transgress, offend, or neglect the law of God or any duty; to commit evil deeds.
  5. To commit sin: to violate or neglect the laws of morality or religion: to do wrong:- pr. p. sinning; pa. t. and pa. p. sinned.
  6. commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law
  7. To violate any law of God; to do wrong.
  8. Sinning.
  9. an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
  10. estrangement from god
  11. the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
  12. ( Akkadian) god of the moon; counterpart of Sumerian Nanna
  13. ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse of a right- angled triangle
  14. violent and excited activity; " they began to fight like sin"
  15. commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake; " I blundered during the job interview"
  16. Transgression of the law of God; disobedience of the divine command; any violation of God's will, either in purpose or conduct; moral deficiency in the character; iniquity; as, sins of omission and sins of commission.
  17. An offense, in general; a violation of propriety; a misdemeanor; as, a sin against good manners.
  18. A sin offering; a sacrifice for sin.
  19. An embodiment of sin; a very wicked person.
  20. To depart voluntarily from the path of duty prescribed by God to man; to violate the divine law in any particular, by actual transgression or by the neglect or nonobservance of its injunctions; to violate any known rule of duty; -- often followed by against.
  21. To violate human rights, law, or propriety; to commit an offense; to trespass; to transgress.
  22. Wilful breaking of the divine law; violation of the laws of morality; a special case of such violation.
  23. Willful violation of law: neglect of duty: neglect of the laws of morality and religion: wickedness: iniquity.
  24. Violation of moral or religious law; wickedness.
  25. Any transgression of a moral law; a fault; error; offense.
  26. Want of conformity to, or more properly, positive wilful transgression of, the divine law; wickedness; iniquity; an offence; a sin- offering.
  27. Any action, word, or thought contrary to the law of God; the habitual neglect of religion; transgression; the omission of duty; a wicked act.
  28. Old form of Since.
  29. Sinned.