What does pan- mean?

Definitions for pan-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pan-.


  1. pan-(Prefix)

    A combining form meaning "all", used in the formation of compound words.

  2. Pan-(Prefix)

    A combining form meaning "all", used in the formation of compound words, particularly those that identify collections of all places in a region, cultures within a group, or religions.

  3. Origin: From πᾶν, neuter form of πᾶς

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pan-

    alt. of Panto-


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pan- in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pan- in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Quintus Septimius Tertullianus:

    Out of the frying pan into the fire.

  2. Toshiba CEO Masashi Muromachi:

    If that doesn't pan out, a sale to a foreign manufacturer is also an option.

  3. Eric Hoffer:

    We feel free when we escape -- even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire.

  4. Miguel de Cervantes:

    Let me leap out of the frying-pan into the fire or, out of God's blessing into the warm sun.

  5. Lotte Hershfield:

    We were going from the frying pan to the fire, we went from Nazi persecutors to the Japanese.

Images & Illustrations of pan-

  1. pan-pan-pan-


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