Synonyms for (verb) distort

Synonyms: strain, distort, deform

Definition: alter the shape of (something) by stress

Usage: His body was deformed by leprosy

Similar words: shape, form

Definition: give shape or form to

Usage: shape the dough; form the young child's character


Synonyms: falsify, garble, warp, distort

Definition: make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story

Similar words: belie, misrepresent

Definition: represent falsely

Usage: This statement misrepresents my intentions


Synonyms: distort, tinge, color, colour

Definition: affect as in thought or feeling

Usage: My personal feelings color my judgment in this case; The sadness tinged his life

Similar words: touch, touch on, impact, affect, bear on, bear upon

Definition: have an effect upon

Usage: Will the new rules affect me?


Synonyms: twine, twist, distort

Definition: form into a spiral shape

Usage: The cord is all twisted

Similar words: deform, change form, change shape

Definition: assume a different shape or form


Synonyms: contort, distort, deform, wring

Definition: twist and press out of shape

Similar words: twine, twist, distort

Definition: form into a spiral shape

Usage: The cord is all twisted