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1. wring

verb. ['ˈrɪŋ'] twist and press out of shape.

Synonyms

  • twist
  • twine
  • morph
  • wrench
  • distort
  • contort

Antonyms

  • decompression
  • unclasp
  • pull
  • gain

Etymology

  • wringan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Wring

  • kwok-shing
  • yenching
  • upswing
  • qingming
  • ginting
  • chongqing
  • chang-ming
  • xiaoping
  • unring
  • string
  • spring
  • peking
  • mei-ling
  • beijing
  • thwing
  • swing
  • sting
  • sling
  • schwing
  • pring
  • kring
  • kling
  • gring
  • fling
  • dring
  • cling
  • bring
  • zing
  • ying
  • xing

How do you pronounce wring?

Pronounce wring as rɪŋ.

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Sentences with wring


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Dip a clean cloth or sponge in plain water and wring it out well.

Quotes about wring


1. Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. As names have power, words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts.
- Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind

2. He was the crazy one who had painted himself black and defeated the world.She was the book thief without the words.Trust me, though, the words were on their way, and when they arrived, Liesel would hold them in her hands like the clouds, and she would wring them out like rain.
- Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

3. Very few beings really seek knowledge in this world. Mortal or immortal, few really ask. On the contrary, they try to wring from the unknown the answers they have already shaped in their own minds -- justifications, confirmations, forms of consolation without which they can't go on. To really ask is to open the door to the whirlwind. The answer may annihilate the question and the questioner.
- Anne Rice, The Vampire Lestat

2. wring

verb. ['ˈrɪŋ'] twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish.

Synonyms

  • twine
  • deform
  • wrench
  • distort
  • contort

Antonyms

  • dry
  • cool
  • refrain
  • decompress

Etymology

  • wringan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. wring

verb. ['ˈrɪŋ'] twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid.

Synonyms

  • squash
  • squeeze
  • mash
  • crush
  • squelch
  • distort
  • contort

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • unhook
  • underdress
  • dress down

Etymology

  • wringan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wring

verb. ['ˈrɪŋ'] obtain by coercion or intimidation.

Synonyms

  • pluck
  • rack
  • soak
  • squeeze
  • gazump
  • hook
  • fleece
  • plume
  • rob
  • bleed
  • gouge
  • surcharge
  • overcharge

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • disarrange
  • fill
  • empty

Etymology

  • wringan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. wring

noun. ['ˈrɪŋ'] a twisting squeeze.

Synonyms

  • squeeze
  • motion

Antonyms

  • spread
  • fearfulness
  • gutlessness

Etymology

  • wringan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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