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1. wedge

noun. ['ˈwɛdʒ'] any shape that is triangular in cross section.

Synonyms

  • trilateral
  • cuneus
  • trigon
  • wedge shape

Antonyms

  • precede
  • advance
  • rush
  • converge

Etymology

  • wegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Wedge

  • eldredge
  • alldredge
  • sledge
  • pledge
  • fledge
  • dredge
  • allege
  • sege
  • sedge
  • rehg
  • ledge
  • hedge

Example sentences of the word wedge


1. Noun, singular or mass
Instruct your students to fill each wedge with a word or group of words that fits the sentence type.

Quotes containing the word wedge


1. Realize this – your anger with God does not drive a wedge between you and Him. It is your silence that drives the wedge. - Prodigal Life
- Pauline Creeden

2. Love Haiku Sumerian whoregrabs my wedge, says: 'I love aman in cuneiform.
- Beryl Dov

3. Sumerian Haiku Sumerian whoregrabs my wedge, says: 'I love aman in cuneiform.
- Beryl Dov

2. wedge-shaped

adjective. (of a leaf shape) narrowly triangular, wider at the apex and tapering toward the base.

Synonyms

  • unsubdivided
  • simple

Antonyms

  • rough
  • complex
  • difficult

3. wedge

verb. ['ˈwɛdʒ'] put, fix, force, or implant.

Synonyms

  • stick
  • secure
  • lodge
  • fasten
  • deposit
  • redeposit

Antonyms

  • dislodge
  • unwind
  • arrange
  • disengage

Etymology

  • wegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wedge

noun. ['ˈwɛdʒ'] a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States.

Synonyms

  • torpedo
  • sub
  • bomber
  • hoagy
  • poor boy
  • submarine
  • Italian sandwich
  • zep
  • sandwich
  • grinder
  • hero
  • hoagie
  • submarine sandwich
  • hero sandwich

Antonyms

  • fall
  • ascend
  • go
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • wegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. wedge

noun. ['ˈwɛdʒ'] a diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation.

Synonyms

  • diacritical mark
  • diacritic

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede
  • ride

Etymology

  • wegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. wedge

verb. ['ˈwɛdʒ'] squeeze like a wedge into a tight space.

Synonyms

  • pack together
  • move
  • impact
  • squeeze
  • compact
  • compress
  • displace

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out
  • stand still
  • raise

Etymology

  • wegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. wedge

noun. ['ˈwɛdʒ'] (golf) an iron with considerable loft and a broad sole.

Synonyms

  • pitching wedge
  • iron

Antonyms

  • attraction
  • centrifugal force
  • adduct

Etymology

  • wegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. wedge

noun. ['ˈwɛdʒ'] a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object.

Synonyms

  • chock
  • sprag

Antonyms

  • surface ship
  • overhead
  • surface

Etymology

  • wegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. wedge

noun. ['ˈwɛdʒ'] something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them.

Synonyms

  • axe head
  • moldboard
  • coign
  • coulter
  • coigne
  • inclined plane
  • ploughshare
  • shim
  • ax head
  • share
  • mouldboard
  • colter
  • plowshare

Antonyms

  • civilian
  • pull
  • attract
  • centripetal force

Etymology

  • wegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. wedge

noun. ['ˈwɛdʒ'] a heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe.

Synonyms

  • heel
  • wedgie

Antonyms

  • repel
  • abduct
  • refrain

Etymology

  • wegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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