Definitions for wring

Definitions for (noun) wring

Main entry: squeeze, wring

Definition: a twisting squeeze

Usage: gave the wet cloth a wring

Definitions for (verb) wring

Main entry: wrench, wring

Definition: twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish

Usage: Wring one's hand

Main entry: contort, distort, deform, wring

Definition: twist and press out of shape

Main entry: wring

Definition: twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid

Usage: wring the towels

Main entry: rack, extort, wring, gouge, squeeze

Definition: obtain by coercion or intimidation

Usage: They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss; They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him

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