Wrench Meaning and Definition


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Wrench meaning

Word: Wrench

How to pronounce: renʧ

Noun

Definitions:

1. A sudden violent twist or pull.

Example sentences: "With a wrench Tony wriggled free"

2. A feeling of sadness or distress caused by one's own or another's departure.

Example sentences: "It will be a real wrench to leave after eight years"

3. A tool used for gripping and turning nuts, bolts, pipes, etc.

Example sentences: "You will need a wrench to tighten it in position"

4. A combination of a couple with a force along its axis.

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Pull or twist (someone or something) suddenly and violently.

Example sentences: "Casey grabbed the gun and wrenched it upward from my hand"


Synonyms:

spanner

fork spanner

pipe wrench

nut

impact wrench

nutrunner

pull

wrest

rip

wring

yank

pluck

haul

unscrew

turn

sprain

twist

tug

twisting


Derivations:

wrenched

wrenching


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Wrench in Other Languages...

Spanish: Llave

German: Schraubenschlüssel

French: Clef

Italian: Strappo

Turkish: Burkma


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