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Noun wrench has 3 senses
  1. wrench, twist, pull - a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments; "the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull"
    --1 is a kind of injury, hurt, harm, trauma
    --1 has particulars: sprain
    Derived form: verb wrench4
  2. twist, wrench - a jerky pulling movement
    --2 is a kind of movement, motion
    Derived form: verb wrench2
  3. wrench, spanner - a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
    --3 is a kind of hand tool
    --3 has parts: jaw, jaws
    --3 has particulars:
     adjustable wrench, adjustable spanner; Allen wrench; alligator wrench; box wrench, box end wrench; brace wrench; bulldog wrench; carriage wrench; dog wrench; hook wrench, hook spanner; lug wrench; open-end wrench, tappet wrench; pin wrench; screw key; socket wrench; sparkplug wrench; tap wrench; torque wrench
    Derived form: verb wrench1
Verb wrench has 4 senses
  1. wrench, twist - twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates; "wrench a window off its hinges"; "wrench oneself free from somebody's grip"; "a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest"
    --1 is one way to pull
    Derived form: noun wrench3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. wrench - make a sudden twisting motion
    --2 is one way to
    writhe, wrestle, wriggle, worm, squirm, twist
    Derived form: noun wrench2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  3. wring, wrench - twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; "Wring one's hand"
    --3 is one way to twist, twine, distort
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. twist, sprain, wrench, turn, wrick, rick - twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"
    --4 is one way to injure, wound
    Derived form: noun wrench1
    Sample sentence:
    Did he wrench his foot?
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