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1. hinge

noun. ['ˈhɪndʒ'] a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other.

Synonyms

  • bi-fold door
  • T hinge
  • swinging door
  • strap hinge
  • French door
  • car door
  • joint
  • outside door
  • pintle
  • tee hinge
  • swing door
  • exterior door
  • flexible joint
  • gate
  • butt hinge

Antonyms

  • divided
  • distributive
  • segregated
  • individual

Etymology

  • henge (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Hinge

  • infringe
  • impinge
  • twinge
  • syringe
  • klinge
  • fringe
  • cringe
  • winge
  • vinje
  • tinge
  • singe
  • minge
  • binge

Sentences with hinge


1. Verb, base form
The entire loose piece should now hinge out toward you.

2. Adjective
With your head aligned over your spine and your back straight, slowly hinge forward from your hips.

3. Noun, singular or mass
In other models, the hinge will be held in place by screws at the bottom of the door.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Gently pry the glove box door hinge away from the dashboard.

Quotes about hinge


1. I no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight. But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you. Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that allowed two separate beings to hinge together.
- Lisa Kleypas, Blue-Eyed Devil

2. We live in a beauty-obsessed age and success sometimes appears to hinge solely on the presentation of an image that is acceptable to the press.
- Douglas Booth

3. I wanted the past to go away, I wanted to leave it, like another country; I wanted my life to close, and open like a hinge, like a wing, like the part of the song where it falls down over the rocks: an explosion, a discovery; I wanted to hurry into the work of my life; I wanted to know,whoever I was, I wasalive for a little while.
- Mary Oliver, Dream Work

2. hinge

noun. ['ˈhɪndʒ'] a circumstance upon which subsequent events depend.

Antonyms

  • unfasten

Etymology

  • henge (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. hinge

verb. ['ˈhɪndʒ'] attach with a hinge.

Antonyms

  • unilateral

Etymology

  • henge (Middle English (1100-1500))
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