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 exact, wrest, extortRelated Words 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 scrape (up or together), scrounge, squeeze, wrest, ekeRelated Words 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 twist, wrest, wrenchRelated Words 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 corkscrew, prize, pry, pull, root (out), tear (out), uproot, wrest, extract, yankRelated Words mine, pluck, remove, take (out), withdrawNear Antonyms implant, insert, install, instill; cram, jam, ram, stuff, wedge

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