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Synonyms for cramp
kræmp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spasm, cramp, muscle spasm(noun)

    a painful and involuntary muscular contraction

    Synonyms:
    spasm, muscle spasm, cramp iron

  2. cramp(noun)

    a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued

    Synonyms:
    spasm, muscle spasm, cramp iron

  3. cramp, cramp iron(verb)

    a strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; used to hold masonry together

    Synonyms:
    spasm, muscle spasm, cramp iron

  4. cramp(verb)

    secure with a cramp

    "cramp the wood"

    Synonyms:
    strangle, hamper, halter

  5. hamper, halter, cramp, strangle(verb)

    prevent the progress or free movement of

    "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"

    Synonyms:
    halter, smother, suffocate, choke, gag, stifle, hamper, strangle, throttle, repress, handicap, hinder, strangulate, muffle

  6. cramp(verb)

    affect with or as if with a cramp

    Synonyms:
    strangle, hamper, halter

  7. cramp(verb)

    suffer from sudden painful contraction of a muscle

    Synonyms:
    strangle, hamper, halter

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cramp

    Synonyms:
    bind, narrow, restrict, confine, clog, hamper, fetter, cripple

    Antonyms:
    free, liberate, loose, relieve, extricate, enlarge, widen, expand, ease, unfetter

Editors Contribution

  1. muscle pain

    Submitted by anonymous on December 28, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cramp(n.)

    Synonyms:
    spasm, crick, convulsion

  2. cramp(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] check, restriction, restraint, obstruction

  3. cramp(n.)

    Synonyms:
    cramp-iron

  4. cramp(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    affect with spasms

  5. cramp(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    restrain, obstruct, hinder, check, confine

  6. cramp(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fasten with a cramp

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cramp(v)

    Synonyms:
    restrain, confine, hinder, restrict, obstruct

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cramp":

    crick

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How to use cramp in a sentence?

  1. Micah Herndon:

    I feel like if I am not running, then I am doing something wrong with my life, if I get a heat cramp while running or my feet hurt or I am getting exhausted, I just keep saying their names out loud to Micah Herndon. They went through much worse, so I run for them and their families.

  2. Søren Kierkegaard, Journal, july 6., 1838:

    Fixed ideas are like a cramp in the foot - the best remedy against it is to tread on it.

  3. Inigo DeLeon:

    The cure for writer's cramp is writer's block.

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Translations for cramp

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • схващане, спазъм, закопчалка, парализирам, спъвам, хващам със скоба, скоба, схващам се, пречаBulgarian
  • křečCzech
  • Krampf, Klammer, krampfenGerman
  • μέγγενηGreek
  • kramfoEsperanto
  • sargento, calambre, acalambrarse, inmovilizarSpanish
  • suonenveto, kouristaa, vetää suonta, rajoittaa, kramppi, lihaskramppi, kouristus, puristin, krampata, lukitaFinnish
  • crampeFrench
  • görcsöl, bénít, gátol, görcsHungarian
  • uauawhiti, kaurapa, hakoko, kuikiMāori
  • kejangan, mengejangMalay
  • krampeNorwegian
  • krampDutch
  • krampeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • krampeNorwegian
  • cãibraPortuguese
  • стеснять, ограничивать, судорога, зажим, сводить, фиксировать, спазмRussian
  • grč, spazam, grčiti se, ukočitiSerbo-Croatian
  • kŕčSlovak
  • krampSwedish

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