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pry

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pry

  1. 1 to raise, move, or pull apart with or as if with a lever it took some effort to pry up the trap door Synonyms jimmy, lever, prize Related Words elevate, hoist, lift, uplift; break, break up, detach, disengage, disjoin, divide, part, pull, separate; shift Near Antonyms connect, join

  2. 2 to draw out by force or with effort a vain attempt to pry the cork out of a wine bottle Synonyms corkscrew, prize, pry, pull, root (out), tear (out), uproot, wrest, wring, yankRelated Words mine, pluck, remove, take (out), withdrawNear Antonyms implant, insert, install, instill; cram, jam, ram, stuff, wedge


pry

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pry

  1. to interest oneself in what is not one's concern don't go prying into other people's business Synonyms butt in, interlope, intermeddle, intrude, meddle, mess, muck (about or around), nose, obtrude, poke, pry, snoopRelated Words intercede, interpose, intervene; barge (in), chisel (in), encroach, infringe, invade, trespass; fiddle, fool, monkey, play, tamperNear Antonyms avoid, eschew, shun; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook


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