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Synonyms for traction
ˈtræk ʃəntrac·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grip, traction, adhesive frictionnoun

    the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)

    Synonyms:
    clutch, grip, bag, clench, bobby pin, travelling bag, handle, hold, handgrip, adhesive friction, hairgrip, clasp, traveling bag, clutches, grasp, suitcase

  2. tractionnoun

    (orthopedics) the act of pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing

    "his leg was in traction for several days"

    Synonyms:
    adhesive friction, grip

Editors Contribution

  1. gription

    a sticky grip when in contact with slippery surfaces

    "i need new tires, the old one's have lost their gription/traction"

    Submitted by acronimous on May 6, 2018  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tractionnoun

    Synonyms:
    drawing, pulling, draught

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "traction":

    tensile, tractive, pull, tension, adhesion

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How to use traction in a sentence?

  1. Gabrielle Francis:

    You can do chiropractic adjustments to realign the neck, they also have special pillows called cervical pillows that help support the curve in the neck, i also have a cervical traction block that I give to people that helps to realign the curve of the neck.

  2. Marcelo Kopel:

    The announcements so far are consistent with a scenario of gradually recovering confidence among businesses and investors, which should gain traction throughout the year.

  3. Mike Rogers:

    I am thrilled that the Space Corps idea is gaining traction at the White House. Congressman Jim Cooper( D-TN) and I have worked tirelessly on the House Armed Services Committee( House Armed Services Committee) Strategic Forces subcommittee level on the need for Marine Corps outside of Air Force for over two years now, russia and China are surpassing House Armed Services Committee in Space capabilities and House Armed Services Committee need to dedicate a separate force solely with a Space mission. The future of war will be fought in Space, and House Armed Services Committee must stay diligent and ahead of other countries for House Armed Services Committee own national security.

  4. Barney Reynolds:

    They want a slightly more business-friendly approach to take root and to rein back from some of the more hostile approaches immediately post credit crunch, this is very much welcome as the UK financial sector was starting to lose traction.

  5. Chief Executive Lance Fritz:

    We're gaining traction. ... I see us coming back quickly and strongly.


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