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Synonyms for wrench
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wrench, twist, pull(noun)

    a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

    "the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull"

    Synonyms:
    turn, turn of events, spanner, drag, construction, device, gimmick, spin, twist, bend, clout, twisting, winding, wind, eddy, whirl, pulling, twirl, pull, braid, puff, tress, kink, crook, plait

  2. twist, wrench(noun)

    a jerky pulling movement

    Synonyms:
    turn, turn of events, tress, construction, device, gimmick, spin, twist, bend, twisting, winding, wind, eddy, whirl, twirl, pull, braid, kink, crook, plait, spanner

  3. wrench, spanner(verb)

    a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt

    Synonyms:
    pull, twist, spanner

  4. wrench, twist(verb)

    twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates

    "wrench a window off its hinges"; "wrench oneself free from somebody's grip"; "a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest"

    Synonyms:
    turn, sophisticate, squirm, curve, wring, wrestle, rick, twist, bend, wrick, wind, convolute, pervert, distort, sprain, deform, twine, worm, twist around, flex, wriggle, writhe

  5. wrench(verb)

    make a sudden twisting motion

    Synonyms:
    sprain, wring, twist, rick, wrick, turn

  6. wring, wrench(verb)

    twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish

    "Wring one's hand"

    Synonyms:
    deform, gouge, squeeze, wring, extort, rack, twist, sprain, contort, wrick, turn, rick, distort

  7. 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, become, grow, turn, sour, sophisticate, work, sprain, curve, twist around, change by reversal, twine, distort, wrestle, turn over, reverse, plow, ferment, squirm, pervert, plough

Wiktionary

  1. wrench(noun)

    a hand tool for making rotational adjustments, such as fitting nuts and bolts, or fitting pipes.

    Synonyms:
    spanner

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wrench

    Synonyms:
    wrest, twist, distort, strain, extort, wring

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wrench(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    wrest, wring, twist

  2. wrench(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    sprain, strain, distort

  3. wrench(n.)

    Synonyms:
    twist

  4. wrench(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sprain, strain

  5. wrench(n.)

    Synonyms:
    screw-key

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    dongle, spanner, key, curly, brace, switch, ratchet, stopcock

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Translations for wrench

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  • arrancarAragonese
  • асҡысBashkir
  • klíčCzech
  • skruenøgleDanish
  • Drehbewegung, drehen, verrenken, Schraubenschlüssel, SchlüsselGerman
  • ŝraŭbŝlosilo, tordoEsperanto
  • llave, llave de tuerca, llave inglesa, tirónSpanish
  • nyrjäyttää, huijaus, kiintoavain, keino, vääntö, temppu, nyrjähdys, petos, vinssi, petkutus, vintturiFinnish
  • clé de serrage, clef à écrous, clef, arracher, clé, serre-écrouFrench
  • sníomh, freangIrish
  • snìomhScottish Gaelic
  • csavarkulcs, villáskulcs, rántás, franciakulcs, ránt, rándít, rángat, kificamít, rándítás, ficamításHungarian
  • kungris, kunci inggrisIndonesian
  • slogare, slogatura, strappo, chiave, torcere, spinta, storcere, chiave piatta, dolore, storta, chiave inglese, serradadi, strazio, strattoneItalian
  • スパナ, レンチJapanese
  • извиткување, исчашување, одвртувач, клучMacedonian
  • moersleutel, verdriet, schroefsleutel, verstuiken, omslaan, afbreken, los/vastdraaien, loswringen, sleutel, Engelse sleutel, ruk, verzwikken, moeilijk afscheidDutch
  • chave inglesaPortuguese
  • răsucire, [[cheie]] [[fixă]]Romanian
  • вывёртывать, разводной ключ, дёргать, вывихнуть, ключ, вырывать, выкручивать, тянуть, гаечный ключRussian
  • förvridning, ryck, skiftnyckel, bändning, vridningSwedish
  • ประแจThai
  • 扳手Chinese

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