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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. crook

    In some cases a thing is spoken of as bent where the parts make an angle; but oftener to bend is understood to be to draw to or through a curve; as, to bend a bow. To submit or yield is to bend the mind humbly to another's wishes. To incline or influence is to bend another's wishes toward our own; to persuade is to draw them quite over. To warp is to bend silently through the whole fiber, as a board in the sun. To crook is to bend irregularly, as a crooked stick. Deflect, deviate, and diverge are said of any turning away; deviate commonly of a slight and gradual movement, diverge of a more sharp and decided one. To bias is to cut across the texture, or incline to one side; in figurative use always with an unfavorable import. Mold is a stronger work than bend; we may bend by a superior force that which still resists the constraint; as, a bent bow; we mold something plastic entirely to some desired form.

    bend, bias, bow, curve, deflect, deviate, diverge, incline, influence, mold, persuade, stoop, submit, turn, twine, twist, warp, yield

Princeton's WordNet

  1. criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactornoun

    someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

    whitlow, twist, shepherd's crook, malefactor, bend, turn, felon, criminal, outlaw

  2. bend, crook, twist, turnnoun

    a circular segment of a curve

    "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"

    spin, felon, bend, routine, tour, outlaw, wind, bend dexter, turning, twist, crease, round, malefactor, whirl, bending, kink, braid, bit, flexure, crimp, turn of events, act, wrench, criminal, tress, pull, winding, plait, play, go, shepherd's crook, curve, number, construction, spell, good turn, fold, twirl, device, bout, plication, gimmick, turn, twisting, eddy

  3. crook, shepherd's crookverb

    a long staff with one end being hook shaped

    outlaw, twist, shepherd's crook, malefactor, bend, felon, criminal, turn

  4. crook, curveverb

    bend or cause to bend

    "He crooked his index finger"; "the road curved sharply"

    trend, twist, sheer, kink, slue, arc, wind, veer, cut, slew, curl, arch, swerve, curve

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crooknoun

    bend, flexure, curvature, turn

  2. crookverb

    bend, curve, incurvate, bow, inflect, make crooked

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crooknoun

    bend, turn, curve, curvature, deflection, crosier, pothook, artifice, trick, subterfuge, ruse

  2. crookverb

    bend, curve, incurvate

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How to use crook in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    When a conceited billionaire or a beautiful woman tweet or post on social media, there are often a lot of retweet or hit Likes button, share or comments on it ; but all these pseudo supporters are either crook or crafty or cheat This summarizes and categorizes their characters complete

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Fools will remain fools no matter how much foolproof evidence is given to them against a crook who fools them.

  3. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Keeping SBI Securities as brokerage firm but have almost stopped investing in share market after realizing that brokerage firm cheats traders and all brokers are equally corrupt and crook who take small brokerage from traders and big commission from companies for helping organizations to loot money of investors and traders. Since am unemployed so seeing stock market operation for time pass purpose only and updating own observation to protect people

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Crook and crafty animals like Wolf , Jackal, Fox, Hyena get ill mostly on holidays and weekends, nobody sees them taking pill and yet virus effect on them gets nil within a week only and then they all appear to thrill and chill on hill.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Crook and crafty authority rules at a place where stupidity prevails because of the majority of people being selfish or fools.

Translations for crook

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  • المحتالArabic
  • извивка, гега, извивам, крадецBulgarian
  • Hirtenstab, krümmen, Ganove, Krücke, Krummstab, GaunerGerman
  • γκλίτσαGreek
  • torcer, torcedura, doblez, ratero, ladrona, ladrón, curvidad, ratera, curva, truhán, enchuecar, truhana, cayado, curvar, doblarSpanish
  • käyräsauva, konna, koukistaa, taive, rikollinenFinnish
  • courber, arnaqueur, courbe, escroc, houletteFrench
  • crúcaIrish
  • maling, bajinganIndonesian
  • þorpari, glæpamaður, hirðingjastafurIcelandic
  • pastorale, furfante, ladro, truffatore, vincastroItalian
  • კაუჭი, კავიGeorgian
  • ವಂಚಕKannada
  • skurkNorwegian
  • afzetster, bedrieger, zwendelaarster, bedriegster, oplichtster, oplichter, afzetter, zwendelaarDutch
  • ladra, ladrãoPortuguese
  • вор, изгиб, сгибать, плутRussian
  • lopovSerbo-Croatian
  • lopovSlovene

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