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wring

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wring

  1. 1 to get (as money) by the use of force or threats that bill collector is willing to do anything to wring money out of deadbeats Synonyms of wring exact, wrest, extortWords Related to wring bleed, fleece, gouge, milk, skin, squeeze; cheat, gyp, racketeer, swindle; coerce, compel, force

  2. 2 to get with great difficulty after years of trying to wring a decent profit out of the business, he is finally giving up Synonyms of wring scrape (up or together), scrounge, squeeze, wrest, ekeWords Related to wring acquire, attain, draw, earn, gain, land, obtain, procure, secure

  3. 3 to move by or as if by a forceful rotation I'm so mad I could wring your neck Synonyms of wring twist, wrest, wrenchWords Related to wring draw, dredge (up), extract, jerk, lug, pluck, pull, tug, tweak, yank; jimmy, lever, pry; budge, dislocate, displace, disturb, remove; shift, transfer, transpose

  4. 4 to draw out by force or with effort willing to use torture if necessary in order to wring the information out of the terrorist Synonyms of wring corkscrew, prize, pry, pull, root (out), tear (out), uproot, wrest, extract, yankWords Related to wring mine, pluck, remove, take (out), withdrawNear Antonyms of wring implant, insert, install, instill; cram, jam, ram, stuff, wedge



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