Synonyms

1. monkey-wrench

noun. adjustable wrench that has one fixed and one adjustable jaw.

Synonyms

  • monkey wrench
  • adjustable wrench

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Words that Rhyme with Crescent Wrench

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

Example sentences of the word crescent-wrench


1. Noun Phrase
Remove the bolt on the very top of the gearbox with the crescent wrench.

2. Noun Phrase
A standard crescent wrench fits the square head of the plug for removal.

3. Noun Phrase
Remove the large retainer nut from the backside of the ignition switch bracket with the crescent wrench.

4. Noun Phrase
You can then use a small crescent wrench to loosen the terminal bolt and remove the cable.

2. crescent

noun. ['ˈkrɛsənt'] any shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters.

Synonyms

  • curve

Antonyms

  • thin
  • curliness

Etymology

  • crescens (Latin)
  • cresco (Latin)

3. crescent

adjective. ['ˈkrɛsənt'] resembling the new moon in shape.

Synonyms

  • crescent-shaped
  • semilunar
  • lunate

Antonyms

  • prolate
  • oblate
  • uncoiled
  • square

Etymology

  • crescens (Latin)
  • cresco (Latin)

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. wrench

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

Synonyms

  • movement
  • motion

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • adduct
  • push

Etymology

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

10. 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))
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