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1. wrench

verb. ['ˈrɛntʃ'] twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates.

Synonyms

  • pull

Antonyms

  • tense
  • boil

Etymology

  • wrencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Allen Wrench

  • retrench
  • entrench
  • trench
  • stench
  • quench
  • french
  • drench
  • clench
  • tench
  • rentsch
  • mench
  • lentsch
  • jentsch
  • hench
  • bench

Example sentences of the word allen-wrench


1. Noun Phrase
Insert the screw into the center of the new chuck and tighten it with the allen wrench.

2. Noun Phrase
To find the correct size of the allen wrench you need, read your owner's manual.

3. Noun Phrase
Use the allen wrench to remove the bolts holding the footboard top rail and base section in place.

4. Noun Phrase
Attach the top rail and left and right posts to the footboard using the allen wrench provided.

2. wrench

verb. ['ˈrɛntʃ'] make a sudden twisting motion.

Synonyms

  • writhe
  • wrestle
  • twist
  • wriggle
  • squirm

Antonyms

  • alkalize
  • nitrify
  • die
  • demulsify

Etymology

  • wrencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. wrench

verb. ['ˈrɛntʃ'] twist suddenly so as to sprain.

Synonyms

  • injure
  • twist
  • sprain
  • wrick
  • turn
  • rick

Antonyms

  • service
  • pleasure
  • be full
  • be well

Etymology

  • wrencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wrench

noun. ['ˈrɛntʃ'] a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt.

Synonyms

  • hook spanner
  • socket wrench
  • jaw
  • spanner
  • tap wrench
  • adjustable spanner
  • open-end wrench
  • carriage wrench
  • torque wrench
  • hand tool
  • dog wrench
  • screw key
  • alligator wrench
  • box wrench
  • tappet wrench
  • sparkplug wrench
  • brace wrench
  • bulldog wrench
  • lug wrench
  • hook wrench
  • pin wrench
  • adjustable wrench
  • Allen wrench

Antonyms

  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • unweave
  • unbend

Etymology

  • wrencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. wrench

verb. ['ˈrɛntʃ'] twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish.

Synonyms

  • twine
  • deform
  • wring
  • distort
  • contort

Antonyms

  • uninjured
  • undamaged
  • uncoiled
  • heat

Etymology

  • wrencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. wrench

noun. ['ˈrɛntʃ'] a jerky pulling movement.

Synonyms

  • movement
  • motion

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • adduct
  • push

Etymology

  • wrencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. wrench

noun. ['ˈrɛntʃ'] a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments.

Synonyms

  • pull
  • harm
  • trauma
  • sprain
  • injury
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • abduct
  • sheathe
  • refrain
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • wrencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. Allen

noun. a soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1738-1789).

9. Allen

noun. United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964).

Synonyms

  • Gracie Allen
  • Gracie

10. Allen

noun. United States filmmaker and comic actor (1935-).

Synonyms

  • Woody Allen
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