Definition of sin verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sin

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//sɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sɪn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sin
BrE BrE//sɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sɪn//
 
he / she / it sins
BrE BrE//sɪnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sɪnz//
 
past simple sinned
BrE BrE//sɪnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sɪnd//
 
past participle sinned
BrE BrE//sɪnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sɪnd//
 
-ing form sinning
BrE BrE//ˈsɪnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪnɪŋ//
 
 
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(sinning, sinned) [intransitive] to break a religious or moral law Forgive me, Lord, for I have sinned. sin against somebody/something He was more sinned against than sinning (= although he did wrong, other people treated him even worse). Word Originverb Old English synn (noun), syngian (verb); probably related to Latin sons, sont- ‘guilty’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sin