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1tan/ˈtæn/noun
pluraltans
1tan
/ˈtæn/
noun
pluraltans
Learner's definition of TAN  
[count]  : a browning of the skin that is caused by the sun's rays
[count, noncount]  : a light brown color
— see color picture on this page
2tan/ˈtæn/verb
tanstannedtanning
2tan
/ˈtæn/
verb
tanstannedtanning
Learner's definition of TAN  
[+ object]  : to cause (skin) to become darker especially from being exposed to the sun's rays
   b  [no object]  : to become darker especially from being exposed to the sun's rays
— see also tanned, tanning
[+ object]  : to change (the skin of an animal) into leather by a chemical process
[+ object]informal + old-fashioned  : to beat or whip (someone) very badly
3tan/ˈtæn/adjective
3tan
/ˈtæn/
adjective
Learner's definition of TAN  
[more tan; most tan]
: having skin that has been made darker by being exposed to the sun's rays
: having a light brown color
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