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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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Rhymes with Socket Wrench

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

Sentences with socket-wrench


1. Noun Phrase
Unscrew the pair of brake pad pins on the back of the caliper using a socket wrench.

2. Noun Phrase
Use your 24mm socket wrench to unscrew the drain plug at the side of the transmission pan.

3. Noun Phrase
Tighten it to the frame with a socket wrench.

4. Noun Phrase
Unbolt the two straps holding the fuel tank in place with a socket wrench.

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. socket

noun. ['ˈsɑːkət'] a receptacle into which an electric device can be inserted.

Synonyms

  • electric socket

Antonyms

  • boneless
  • out-basket

Etymology

  • soket (Anglo-Norman)

4. 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))

5. socket

noun. ['ˈsɑːkət'] receptacle where something (a pipe or probe or end of a bone) is inserted.

Synonyms

  • box wrench
  • receptacle
  • socket wrench
  • ball-and-socket joint

Etymology

  • soket (Anglo-Norman)

6. socket

noun. ['ˈsɑːkət'] a bony hollow into which a structure fits.

Synonyms

  • cavity
  • tooth socket
  • alveolus
  • os
  • acetabulum
  • bone
  • cavum
  • hip socket
  • bodily cavity

Etymology

  • soket (Anglo-Norman)

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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