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

7 senses of wedge

Sense 1
wedge, wedge shape, cuneus -- (any shape that is triangular in cross section)
       => triangle, trigon, trilateral -- (a three-sided polygon)

Sense 2
bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep -- (a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States)
       => sandwich -- (two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them)

Sense 3
hacek, wedge -- (a diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation)
       => diacritical mark, diacritic -- (a mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation)

Sense 4
wedge heel, wedge -- (a heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe)
       => heel -- (the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation)

Sense 5
wedge -- ((golf) an iron with considerable loft and a broad sole)
       => iron -- (a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head)

Sense 6
wedge -- (something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them)
       => inclined plane -- (a simple machine for elevating objects; consists of plane surface that makes an acute angle with the horizontal)

Sense 7
chock, wedge -- (a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object)
       => block -- (a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides); "the pyramids were built with large stone blocks")

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

2 senses of wedge

Sense 1
lodge, wedge, stick, deposit -- (put, fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack")
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

Sense 2
wedge, squeeze, force -- (squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

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