1. countable noun
A bin is a container that you put rubbish in. [mainly British] ⇒ He screwed the paper small and chucked it in the bin.regional note: in AM, usually use garbage can, trash can
2. countable noun [oft n N]
A bin is a container that you keep or store things in. ⇒ ...a bread bin. ⇒ ...big steel storage bins.
3. verb If you bin something, you throw it away. [British, informal] [V n] ⇒ He decided to bin his paintings.
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