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Synonyms for wreak
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bring, work, play, wreak, make for(verb)

    cause to happen or to occur as a consequence

    "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"

    Synonyms:
    take on, knead, land, operate, fiddle, bet, process, work, shape, get, impart, add, work out, run, act as, function, put to work, flirt, trifle, take, forge, meet, lick, spiel, solve, make, roleplay, dally, fetch, act, figure out, form, toy, turn, mould, sour, playact, encounter, exploit, make for, go, bestow, play, represent, do work, mold, bring, recreate, puzzle out, institute, diddle, convey, crop, exercise, bring in, ferment, cultivate, work on, contribute, act upon, influence, lend, wager

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wreak(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    inflict (as wrath or vengeance)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    cause, sow

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How to use wreak in a sentence?

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    We must end their murderous reign and prevent them from not only continuing to wreak havoc, terror and violence in the area where they are operating, but export it.

  2. Judge Statom:

    At some point and time he will have to answer for any crimes that he commits, but he doesn’t get to wreak havoc on our community.

  3. Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson:

    The tragic death of this innocent baby is an example of the devastation gun violence can wreak on our communities, these defendants showed utter disregard for human life, and we will be asking that each of them receives the maximum sentence.

  4. Mohammed VI:

    I know there are old demons which are coming back to the surface. They are ready to wreak chaos and death, history sometimes threatens to take its sinister course once again.

  5. Willie Rennie:

    You don't get independence on the basis of a crisis. You don't wreak chaos upon chaos.


Translations for wreak

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • rächen, verursachen, auslassenGerman
  • vengarse, provocar, volcar, inflingirSpanish
  • aiheuttaa, kohdistaa, kurittaaFinnish
  • a [[cauza]], provoca, [[varsa]] nerviiRomanian
  • наносить, причинять, мститьRussian
  • çıkarmak, öç almak, almak, intikam almak, hınç almak, hınç çıkarmakTurkish

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