Synonyms
Antonyms

1. screw-loose

adjective. not behaving normally.

Synonyms

  • insane

Antonyms

  • reasonable
  • rational

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Example sentences of the word lag-screw


1. Noun Phrase
Secure the top to the beam and the bottom to the floor with the lag screws.

2. Noun Phrase
Galvanized bolts or lag screws are used to attach the deck to the house.

3. Noun Phrase
Weatherproof the enclosure by applying silicone sealant along the front and top corners and around all the lag screws.

4. Noun Phrase
Fasten the board to the frame using lag screws and a socket wrench.

2. screw

verb. ['ˈskruː'] tighten or fasten by means of screwing motions.

Synonyms

  • fasten

Antonyms

  • malevolence
  • hate

Etymology

  • screw (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. screw

noun. ['ˈskruː'] a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head.

Synonyms

  • worm
  • woodscrew
  • screw thread
  • metal screw
  • Phillips screw
  • fixing
  • head
  • Allen screw
  • fastening
  • bolt
  • holdfast
  • cap screw
  • machine screw
  • thumbscrew
  • thread
  • fastener

Antonyms

  • open
  • abstain
  • lack
  • lose

Etymology

  • screw (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. screw

noun. ['ˈskruː'] a simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole.

Antonyms

  • ignore

Etymology

  • screw (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. screw

noun. ['ˈskruː'] someone who guards prisoners.

Synonyms

  • lawman
  • gaoler
  • keeper
  • jailer
  • turnkey
  • peace officer
  • jailor
  • law officer

Antonyms

  • reject
  • divide
  • disarrange
  • detach

Etymology

  • screw (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. screw

verb. ['ˈskruː'] cause to penetrate, as with a circular motion.

Synonyms

  • revolve
  • rotate
  • drive in

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • disclaim
  • pack
  • dock

Etymology

  • screw (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. lag

verb. ['ˈlæg'] hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc..

Synonyms

  • drop behind
  • trail
  • dawdle
  • hang back
  • follow
  • drop back
  • fall back
  • get behind
  • fall behind

Antonyms

  • activity
  • intelligence
  • acceleration
  • switch on

8. lag

noun. ['ˈlæg'] the act of slowing down or falling behind.

Synonyms

  • retardation
  • slowdown
  • delay

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • enable
  • increase
  • push

9. lag

verb. ['ˈlæg'] throw or pitch at a mark, as with coins.

Synonyms

  • toss
  • flip
  • pitch

Antonyms

  • closed interval
  • open interval
  • permanent
  • open

10. lag

noun. ['ˈlæg'] the time between one event, process, or period and another.

Synonyms

  • interregnum
  • interval
  • meantime
  • interim
  • meanwhile

Antonyms

  • disoblige
  • predate
  • tide
  • advance
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