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

1 sense of wring

Sense 1
squeeze, wring -- (a twisting squeeze; "gave the wet cloth a wring")
       => movement, motion -- (a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something)

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

4 senses of wring

Sense 1
contort, deform, distort, wring -- (twist and press out of shape)
       => twist, twine, distort -- (form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted")

Sense 2
wring, wrench -- (twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's hand")
       => twist, twine, distort -- (form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted")
          Phrasal Verb-> wring out#1

Sense 3
extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring -- (obtain by coercion or intimidation; "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him")
       => overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook -- (rip off; ask an unreasonable price)

Sense 4
wring -- (twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid; "wring the towels")
       => squash, crush, squelch, mash, squeeze -- (to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon")

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