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1. traction

noun. ['ˈtrækʃən'] the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road).

Synonyms

  • friction
  • grip
  • rubbing

Antonyms

  • abduct
  • sheathe
  • refrain
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • tractus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Traction

  • dissatisfaction
  • satisfaction
  • liquefaction
  • transaction
  • infraction
  • diffraction
  • classaction
  • telaction
  • interaction
  • exaction
  • reaction
  • inaction
  • fraction
  • faction

Sentences with traction


1. Noun, singular or mass
Loafers with a smooth sole and very low traction are better.

2. traction

noun. ['ˈtrækʃən'] (orthopedics) the act of pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing.

Synonyms

  • pulling

Antonyms

  • adduct
  • push

Etymology

  • tractus (Latin)
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