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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: wring memulai, menjepit
English → English (WordNet) Definition: wring wring n : a twisting squeeze; “gave the wet cloth a wring” [syn: squeeze] [also: wrung] wring v 1: twist and press out of shape [syn: contort, deform, distort] 2: twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish; “Wring one's hand” [syn: 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” [syn: extort, squeeze, rack, gouge] 4: twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid; “wring the towels” [also: wrung]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Wring Wring \Wring\, v. i. To writhe; to twist, as with anguish. [1913 Webster] 'T is all men's office to speak patience To those that wring under the load of sorrow. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Look where the sister of the king of France Sits wringing of her hands, and beats her breast. --Marlowe. [1913 Webster] Wring \Wring\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wrung, Obs. Wringed; p. pr. & vb. n. Wringing.] [OE. wringen, AS. wringan; akin to LG. & D. wringen, OHG. ringan to struggle, G. ringen, Sw. vr["a]nga to distort, Dan. vringle to twist. Cf. Wrangle, Wrench, Wrong.] [1913 Webster] 1. To twist and compress; to turn and strain with violence; to writhe; to squeeze hard; to pinch; as, to wring clothes in washing. “Earnestly wringing Waverley's hand.” --Sir W. Scott. “Wring him by the nose.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] [His steed] so sweat that men might him wring. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] The king began to find where his shoe did wring him. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] The priest shall bring it [a dove] unto the altar, and wring off his head. --Lev. i. 15. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, to pain; to distress; to torment; to torture. [1913 Webster] Too much grieved and wrung by an uneasy and strait fortune. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster] Didst thou taste but half the griefs That wring my soul, thou couldst not talk thus coldly. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. To distort; to pervert; to wrest. [1913 Webster] How dare men thus wring the Scriptures? --Whitgift. [1913 Webster] 4. To extract or obtain by twisting and compressing; to squeeze or press (out); hence, to extort; to draw forth by violence, or against resistance or repugnance; -- usually with out or form. [1913 Webster] Your overkindness doth wring tears from me. --Shak. [1913 Webster] He rose up early on the morrow, and thrust the fleece together, and wringed the dew out of the fleece. --Judg. vi. 38. [1913 Webster] 5. To subject to extortion; to afflict, or oppress, in order to enforce compliance. [1913 Webster] To wring the widow from her 'customed right. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The merchant adventures have been often wronged and wringed to the quick. --Hayward. [1913 Webster] 6. (Naut.) To bend or strain out of its position; as, to wring a mast. [1913 Webster] Wring \Wring\, n. A writhing, as in anguish; a twisting; a griping. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]


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