Search Result:wrench

KK Pronunciation

〔 rєntʃ 〕


〔 rentʃ 〕

Overview of noun wrench

The noun wrench has 3 senses

  • wrench, twist, pull -- (a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments; "the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull")

  • twist, wrench -- (a jerky pulling movement)

  • wrench, spanner -- (a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt)

Overview of verb wrench

The verb wrench has 4 senses

  • wrench, twist -- (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")

  • wrench -- (make a sudden twisting motion)

  • wring, wrench -- (twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's hand")

  • twist, sprain, wrench, turn, wrick, rick -- (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")