Synonyms for


Synonyms (Grouped by Similarity of Meaning) of verb strain

Sense 1:
strive, reach, strain
tug, labor, labour, push, drive
Sense 2:
try, strain, stress
afflict
Sense 3:
strain, extend
use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ
Sense 4:
sift, sieve, strain
separate
Sense 5:
tense, strain, tense up
affect
Sense 6:
strain, tense
tighten
Sense 7:
filter, filtrate, strain, separate out, filter out
separate
Sense 8:
puree, strain
rub
Sense 9:
deform, distort, strain
shape, form
Similarity of adj strained

4 senses of strained

Sense 1:
labored, laboured, strained
awkward (vs. graceful)
Sense 2:
strained
tense (vs. relaxed)
Sense 3:
constrained, forced, strained
affected (vs. unaffected), unnatural
Sense 4:
agonistic, strained
affected (vs. unaffected), unnatural
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