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wring

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 wring

A twisting squeeze:
— Gave the wet cloth a wring.

synoniem: squeeze.



werkwoord

1 wring

Twist and press out of shape.

synoniemen: contort, deform, distort.

Roget 248: be convoluted etc. adj.; wind, twine, turn and twist, twirl; wave, undulate, meander; inosculate; entwine, intwine; twist, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: deformeren, mismaken, misvormen, verdraaien, vervormen, verwringen

2 wring

Twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish:
— Wring one's hand.

synoniem: wrench.

3 wring

Obtain by coercion or intimidation.

synoniemen: extort, gouge, rack, squeeze.

Roget 378: feel pain, experience pain, suffer pain, undergo pain etc. n.; suffer, ache, smart, bleed; tingle, shoot; twinge, ... meer laten zien

Roget 830: cause pain, occasion pain, give pain, bring pain, induce pain, produce pain, create pain, inflict pain etc. 828; pain, hurt, wound.    pinch, ... meer laten zien

Roget 652: be clean, render clean etc. adj.; clean, cleanse; mundify, rinse, wring, flush, full, wipe, mop, sponge, ... meer laten zien

4 wring

Twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid.

Nederlands: wringen, afpersen, uitwringen


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: afflict, agonize, ail, anamorphism, anamorphosis, asymmetry, badger, bend, bite, blackmail, bloody, buckle, burn, chafe, claim, claw, concentrate, contort, contortion, convulse ... meer laten zien.

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