Synonyms for (noun) sprain

Synonyms: sprain

Definition: a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments

Similar words: wrench, twist, pull

Definition: a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

Usage: the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell; he was sidelined with a hamstring pull

Synonyms for (verb) sprain

Synonyms: sprain, rick, wrench, wrick, turn, twist

Definition: twist suddenly so as to sprain

Usage: 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

Similar words: wound, injure

Definition: cause injuries or bodily harm to