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Synonyms for sprain
spreɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sprain(verb)

    a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments

  2. twist, sprain, wrench, turn, wrick, rick(verb)

    twist suddenly so as to sprain

    "wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"

    Synonyms:
    bend, wriggle, wrick, wind, deform, change state, twist, release, rick, wring, call on, worm, flex, convolute, writhe, move around, wrench, become, grow, turn, sour, sophisticate, work, curve, twist around, change by reversal, twine, distort, wrestle, turn over, reverse, plow, ferment, squirm, pervert, plough

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sprain(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strain (as a joint), twist, wrench

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sprain":

    breach

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How to use sprain in a sentence?

  1. Bob Dorfman:

    I'd call this a minor sprain for Nike.

  2. Trina Abrams:

    The doctor diagnosed him with a possible left wrist fracture, he had a confirmed sprain in one of his wrists.

  3. Trina Abrams:

    He had a confirmed sprain in one of his wrists.

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