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Another word for wrench

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Noun
  1. A sudden motion, such as a pull

      1. (Slang) A foolish, rude, or contemptible person.
      2. (Weight Lifting) A lift in which the barbell is raised upward from shoulder level with the arms completely extended
      3. A sharp, abrupt movement; quick pull, twist, push, etc.
      1. (Archaic) A situation in certain card games, in which the winner has more than double the score of the loser
      2. The losing position of a cribbage player who has not passed the halfway mark at the end of the game.
      3. A lurching movement; sudden rolling, pitching, etc.
      1. (Football) The passing of the ball from the ground back through the legs to a back to initiate a play.
      2. Something accomplished without effort.
      3. A snap bean.
      1. A land, air, or space vehicle that moves or tows other vehicles:
      2. A contest; a struggle:
      3. An act or instance of tugging; hard pull
      1. A sudden, sharp pain; twinge
      2. A sudden, quick motion, esp. a spasmodic one; tic
      3. A quick, slight jerk
      1. (Slang) A Yankee; esp., a U.S. soldier in World Wars I and II
      2. A sudden, strong pull; jerk
      3. A sudden vigorous pull; a jerk.
    See also:

    move

    push

  2. A tool with jaws for gripping and twisting

    See also:

    machine

Verb
  1. To injure a (bodily part) by twisting

      1. To cause a sprain to a joint or ligament.
      2. To wrench or twist a ligament or muscle of (a joint, as the ankle) without dislocating the bones
      1. To get by buying and selling:
      2. To change the position of so that the underside becomes the upper side:
      3. To divert or deflect:
    See also:

    health

  2. To move or cause to move with a sudden abrupt motion

      1. To give a sudden quick thrust, push, pull, or twist to.
      2. To pull, twist, push, thrust, or throw with a sudden, sharp movement
      3. To move with a jerk or in jerks
      1. (Obs.) To get by cheating, robbing, tricking, etc.
      2. (Archaic) To prevent (a person) from getting his fair share of something
      3. To move with abrupt movements; move haltingly or jerkily.
      1. To pull apart or break with a snapping sound.
      2. To take up something suddenly and eagerly; snatch or grasp:
      3. With, or as with, a snap
      1. To ache with a sudden, sharp pain
      2. To draw, pull, or move suddenly and sharply; jerk:
      3. To move with a quick, slight jerk or jerks or spasmodically
      1. To pull with a quick, strong movement; jerk:
      2. To pull on something suddenly.
      3. To jerk
    See also:

    move

    push

  3. To alter the position of by a sharp, forcible twisting or turning movement

      1. To obtain or remove by pulling with twisting movements:
      2. To take possession of forcefully; seize or usurp:
      3. To turn or twist; esp., to pull or force away violently with a twisting motion
      1. To obtain or extract by applying force or pressure:
      2. To get or extract by force, threats, persistence, etc.; extort
      3. To force out (water or other liquid) by this means, as from wet clothes
    See also:

    move

  4. To obtain by coercion or intimidation

      1. To force the payment or yielding of; extort:
      2. To inflict (vengeance or punishment, for example).
      3. To demand and get by authority or force; insist on
      1. To obtain by coercion, intimidation, or psychological pressure:
      2. To obtain (something) by the criminal offense of extortion.
      3. To get (money, etc.) from someone by violence, threats, misuse of authority, etc.; exact or wrest (from)
      1. To manage to find time or space for:
      2. (Games) To force (an opponent) to use a potentially winning card in a trick he or she cannot take in bridge.
      3. To put pressure or bring influence to bear upon (someone) to do a certain thing, as to pay money, etc.
      1. To turn or twist; esp., to pull or force away violently with a twisting motion
      2. To take possession of forcefully; seize or usurp:
      3. To distort or change the true meaning, purpose, use, etc. of; pervert; twist
      1. To obtain or extract by applying force or pressure:
      2. To twist, squeeze, or compress, especially so as to extract liquid. Often used with out :
      3. To get or extract by force, threats, persistence, etc.; extort
      1. To search exhaustively.
      2. To subject something to a shakedown test.
      3. (By extension) To get money from someone using threats.
    See also:

    get

  5. To give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly

      1. To give a false representation to; misrepresent:
      2. To give a false idea of; disguise or misrepresent
      3. To show to be untrue; prove false
      1. To become red in the face; redden or blush.
      2. To take on color.
      3. To impart color to or change the color of.
      1. To modify (a wave, sound, signal, etc.) so as to produce an unfaithful reproduction
      2. To twist out of a proper or natural relation of parts; misshape:
      3. To twist out of shape; change the usual or normal shape, form, or appearance of
      1. To declare or prove to be false.
      2. To tell falsehoods; lie
      3. To make false by altering or adding to:
      1. To supply in large quantities; give much of something to
      2. To add weight to, esp. so as to make one end or one side heavier
      3. To add (an adulterant, filler, etc.) to
      1. To represent falsely; give an untrue or misleading idea of
      2. To give an incorrect or misleading representation of.
      3. To represent falsely; to inaccurately portray something.
      1. To state incorrectly or falsely
      1. To cause to turn from what is considered right, good, or true; misdirect; lead astray; corrupt
      2. To turn to an improper use; misuse
      3. To change or misapply the meaning of; misinterpret; distort; twist
      1. To wrench or sprain:
      2. To give spiral shape to by turning the ends in opposite directions
      3. To interlock or interlace:
      1. To turn aside from the true, natural, or right course
      2. To bend or twist out of shape; distort
      3. To turn or twist (wood, for example) out of shape; deform.
      1. To turn or twist; esp., to pull or force away violently with a twisting motion
      2. To obtain or remove by pulling with twisting movements:
      3. To distort or change the true meaning, purpose, use, etc. of; pervert; twist
    See also:

    true

Another word for wrench

Noun
  1. A violent twist

      1. (Slang) A person regarded as disagreeable, contemptible, etc., esp. as the result of foolish or mean behavior
      2. (Weight Lifting) A lift in which the barbell is raised upward from shoulder level with the arms completely extended
      3. A sharp, abrupt movement; quick pull, twist, push, etc.
      1. A kind or sort:
      2. The tone, tenor, or substance of a verbal utterance or of a particular action or behavior:
      3. Extreme or laborious effort, exertion, or work:
      1. An act of spraining
      2. A painful wrenching or laceration of the ligaments of a joint.
      3. The resulting condition, characterized by swelling, pain, and disablement of the joint
      1. A contest; a struggle:
      2. An instance of tugging; a strong or sudden pull:
      3. An act or instance of tugging; hard pull
      1. Force exerted in pulling or required to overcome resistance in pulling:
      2. (Slang) A means of gaining special advantage; influence:
      3. The act or process of pulling:
      1. (Public safety, emergency medicine) Rescue of a trapped person in vehicle or machinery
      2. The act or process of extricating or disentangling; a freeing from perplexities; disentanglement.
      1. The act or process of dislocating or the state of having been dislocated:
      2. Displacement of a body part, especially the temporary displacement of a bone from its normal position.
      3. (Chemistry) An imperfection in the crystal structure of a metal or other solid resulting from an absence of an atom or atoms in one or more layers of a crystal.
  2. A tool

Verb
      1. To give spiral shape to by turning the ends in opposite directions
      2. To pull, break, or snap by turning:
      3. To put out of shape in this manner; wrench; sprain
      1. To interpret or apply (a rule) in a way calculated to gain a desired end
      2. To force (an object) into a curved or crooked form, or (back) to its original form, by turning, pulling, pressing, etc.
      3. To turn or be turned from a straight line or from some direction or position
      1. To modify (a wave, sound, signal, etc.) so as to produce an unfaithful reproduction
      2. To twist out of a proper or natural relation of parts; misshape:
      3. To twist out of shape; change the usual or normal shape, form, or appearance of
      1. To turn to an improper use; misuse
      2. To cause to turn away from what is right, proper, or good; debase:
      3. To bring into a worse condition; debase
      1. To obtain despite resistance:
      2. To draw out by effort; pull out
      3. To draw or pull out, often with great force or effort:
      1. To cause a sprain to a joint or ligament.
      2. To wrench or twist a ligament or muscle of (a joint, as the ankle) without dislocating the bones
      1. To pull or push with force
      2. To pull, draw, or stretch tight:
      3. To pull, draw, or stretch tight.
      1. To remove from a fixed position; extract:
      2. (Slang) To draw out (a weapon) in readiness for use:
      3. To apply force to (something) so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the source of the force:
      1. To move by pulling with great effort or exertion; drag:
      2. To pull something vigorously or repeatedly:
      3. To pull at vigorously or repeatedly:
      1. To move with a jerk or in jerks
      2. To give a sudden quick thrust, push, pull, or twist to.
      3. To pull, twist, push, thrust, or throw with a sudden, sharp movement
      1. To force from a position or place where lodged, hiding, etc.; drive out
      2. To remove or force out from a position or dwelling previously occupied.
      3. (Intransitive) To move or go from a dwelling or former position.
      1. To obtain or remove by pulling with twisting movements:
      2. To distort or change the true meaning, purpose, use, etc. of; pervert; twist
      3. To turn or twist; esp., to pull or force away violently with a twisting motion
      1. To upset the order of; disarrange; disrupt
      2. To displace (a body part), especially to displace a bone from its normal position.
      3. To put out of usual or proper place, position, or relationship.
      1. To jerk
      2. To pull on something suddenly.
      3. To pull with a quick, strong movement; jerk: