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Synonyms for distort
dɪˈstɔrt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. falsify, distort, garble, warp(verb)

    make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story

    Synonyms:
    warp, buckle, wring, fudge, fake, strain, heave, misrepresent, tinge, twist, manipulate, color, wangle, alter, cook, falsify, interpolate, deform, twine, garble, contort, colour

  2. twist, twine, distort(verb)

    form into a spiral shape

    "The cord is all twisted"

    Synonyms:
    warp, bend, wriggle, intertwine, wrick, wind, deform, wrestle, twist, colour, interlace, rick, color, worm, roll, flex, convolute, writhe, wrench, wrap, turn, entwine, sophisticate, contort, sprain, curve, lace, falsify, twist around, twine, tinge, garble, wring, strain, squirm, pervert, enlace

  3. contort, deform, distort, wring(verb)

    twist and press out of shape

    Synonyms:
    turn, warp, extort, strain, wring, bend, rack, wrench, color, twist, colour, falsify, squeeze, garble, deform, twine, tinge, contort, flex, change shape, change form, gouge

  4. tinge, color, colour, distort(verb)

    affect as in thought or feeling

    "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"

    Synonyms:
    warp, discolor, touch, strain, wring, twist, deform, tinct, tint, colourise, colourize, colorize, contort, colour, emblazon, garble, color, twine, colour in, tinge, color in, gloss, colorise, falsify, discolour

  5. deform, distort, strain(verb)

    alter the shape of (something) by stress

    "His body was deformed by leprosy"

    Synonyms:
    turn, warp, try, stress, strain, filter out, tense up, reach, wring, bend, tense, extend, color, twist, sift, separate out, filter, colour, falsify, puree, garble, strive, filtrate, deform, twine, tinge, contort, flex, sieve, change shape, change form

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. distort(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    twist, writhe, wrest, contort, deform

  2. distort(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pervert, misrepresent, falsify, strain the sense of

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    misrepresent, denature, deform, skew, disrupt, distortion, disturb

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Translations for distort

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  • изкривявам, деформирам, изопачавамBulgarian
  • verzerrenGerman
  • misprezenti, distordi, tordiEsperanto
  • distorsionarSpanish
  • vääntää, vääristää, vääristelläFinnish
  • déformer, distordreFrench
  • fiar, cuir casadh i, cam, cuir as a chuma, athchum, cuir as a ríocht, cuir cor iIrish
  • torzít, csúsztatHungarian
  • memutarbalikkanIndonesian
  • deformare, distorcereItalian
  • 歪める, 曲げるJapanese
  • បង្ខូចទ្រង់ទ្រាយ, ធ្វើអោយខុសពីភាពដើមKhmer
  • whakariroMāori
  • verdraaien, vervalsen, vervormenDutch
  • forvrenge, fordreieNorwegian
  • wypaczaćPolish
  • distorcerPortuguese
  • искривить, искажать, искривлять, извращать, исказить, изгибать, извратить, изогнутьRussian
  • förvrängaSwedish

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