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Synonyms for wedge
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wedge, wedge shape, cuneus(noun)

    any shape that is triangular in cross section

    Synonyms:
    wedge shape, submarine sandwich, poor boy, chock, sub, hoagie, hero, wedge heel, hacek, hero sandwich, grinder, zep, bomber, submarine, hoagy, torpedo, cuneus

  2. bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep(noun)

    a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

    Synonyms:
    gunman, gunslinger, chock, pigboat, hired gun, molar, paladin, hacek, torpedo, wedge heel, sub, gun, numbfish, hero, shooter, crampfish, mill, wedge shape, submarine sandwich, milling machinery, submarine, zep, hit man, fighter, gun for hire, hitman, grinder, bomber, electric ray, hoagy, triggerman, cuneus, hero sandwich, champion, hoagie, poor boy

  3. hacek, wedge(noun)

    a diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation

    Synonyms:
    wedge shape, submarine sandwich, poor boy, chock, sub, hoagie, hero, wedge heel, hacek, hero sandwich, grinder, zep, bomber, submarine, hoagy, torpedo, cuneus

  4. wedge heel, wedge(noun)

    a heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe

    Synonyms:
    wedge shape, submarine sandwich, poor boy, bomber, sub, hoagie, hero, wedge heel, hacek, hero sandwich, grinder, zep, submarine, hoagy, chock, torpedo, cuneus

  5. wedge(noun)

    (golf) an iron with considerable loft and a broad sole

    Synonyms:
    wedge shape, submarine sandwich, poor boy, chock, sub, hoagie, hero, wedge heel, hacek, hero sandwich, grinder, zep, bomber, submarine, hoagy, torpedo, cuneus

  6. wedge(noun)

    something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them

    Synonyms:
    wedge shape, submarine sandwich, poor boy, chock, sub, hoagie, hero, wedge heel, hacek, hero sandwich, grinder, zep, bomber, submarine, hoagy, torpedo, cuneus

  7. chock, wedge(verb)

    a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object

    Synonyms:
    wedge shape, submarine sandwich, poor boy, chock, sub, hoagie, hero, wedge heel, hacek, hero sandwich, grinder, zep, bomber, submarine, hoagy, torpedo, cuneus

  8. lodge, wedge, stick, deposit(verb)

    put, fix, force, or implant

    "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack"

    Synonyms:
    accommodate, stand by, stupefy, stick by, baffle, stick, perplex, cleave, bond, get, mystify, flummox, cling, bind, beat, bank, stick around, nonplus, stick to, force, dumbfound, file, vex, cohere, lodge, sting, hold fast, deposit, amaze, squeeze, charge, stay put, gravel, stay, posit, bewilder, situate, pose, fix, puzzle, adhere

  9. wedge, squeeze, force(verb)

    squeeze like a wedge into a tight space

    "I squeezed myself into the corner"

    Synonyms:
    extort, draw, storm, stick, pressure, crush, thrust, rack, ram, hale, press, twitch, gouge, tweet, embrace, impel, force, shove, twinge, compress, hug, drive, lodge, contract, deposit, stuff, squeeze, squash, compact, pinch, wring, mash, coerce, push, bosom, squelch, pull, constrict

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wedge(n)

    Synonyms:
    embolus, chock, quoin, scotch

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    corner, prism, plow, iceberg, gap

How to pronounce wedge?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say wedge in sign language?

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How to use wedge in a sentence?

  1. Drew Hammill:

    Politicians who seek to weaponize the US-Israel relationship and turn it into a wedge issue are no friends of Israel, and the transparent cynicism of their words are clear to all.

  2. Jerry Govan:

    This takes away a wedge issue that's been used for many years.

  3. Dez Dickerson:

    When we talked in 2004, he shared with me that he had stopped wearing the high heeled boots he used to wear when I was in the band, he had these wedge platform sneakers that were custom made for him. He mentioned that he had been experiencing some pain and discomfort and the shoes really helped.

  4. Jeremy Ben-Ami:

    Perhaps the biggest mistake the prime minister has made is allowing his speech to be the wedge that has driven that argument more public.

  5. Tony Finau:

    I had a perfect number for a sand wedge and go ahead and fire right at the pin, damn near made it. That would have been pretty sweet with the Kobe jersey on. But I like that shot. That was pretty nice.


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