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wring meaning and definition

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WRING noun

Definition of wring (noun)

  1. a twisting squeeze
    • "gave the wet cloth a wring"
    • synonyms: squeeze

WRING verb

Definition of wring (verb)

  1. twist and press out of shape
  2. twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish
    • "Wring one's hand"
    • synonyms: wrench
  3. obtain by coercion or intimidation
    • "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"
    • synonyms: extort, gouge, rack, squeeze
  4. twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid
    • "wring the towels"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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