Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun rick

2 senses of rick

Sense 1
crick, kink, rick, wrick -- (a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British))
       => spasm, cramp, muscle spasm -- (a painful and involuntary muscular contraction)

Sense 2
haystack, hayrick, rick -- (a stack of hay)
       => stack -- (an orderly pile)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb rick

2 senses of rick

Sense 1
rick -- (pile in ricks; "rick hay")
       => stack, pile, heap -- (arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves")

Sense 2
twist, sprain, wrench, turn, wrick, rick -- (twist suddenly so as to sprain; "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")
       => injure, wound -- (cause injuries or bodily harm to)

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