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strain

synonym (synonym of strain)

  • (noun.state)
    difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.state)
    (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a special variety of domesticated animals within a species (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the general meaning or substance of an utterance (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an effortful attempt to attain a goal (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an intense or violent exertion (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of singing (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    to exert much effort or energy (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    test the limits of (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.body)
    cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    become stretched or tense or taut (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    remove by passing through a filter (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.change)
    alter the shape of (something) by stress (verb.change)
     

antonym (antonym of strain)

also (also)

  • separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements (verb.contact)
    separate or remove (verb.cognition)
     

hypernym (strain IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups (noun.group)
    animal or plant group having natural relations (noun.group)
     
  • (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces (noun.phenomenon)
    alteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it (noun.event)
     
  • (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress (noun.state)
    an uneasy psychological state (noun.state)
     
  • a special variety of domesticated animals within a species (noun.group)
    a group of animals (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics (noun.group)
     
  • a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence (noun.communication)
    an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner (noun.communication)
     
  • alter the shape of (something) by stress (verb.change)
    give shape or form to (verb.change)
     
  • an effortful attempt to attain a goal (noun.act)
    earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something (noun.act)
     
  • an intense or violent exertion (noun.act)
    use of physical or mental energy; hard work (noun.act)
     
  • become stretched or tense or taut (verb.contact)
    become tight or tighter (verb.change)
     
  • cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious (verb.body)
    act physically on; have an effect upon (verb.body)
     
  • difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension (noun.state)
    a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome (noun.state)
     
  • injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain (noun.state)
    any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc. (noun.state)
     
  • remove by passing through a filter (verb.contact)
    divide into components or constituents (verb.contact)
     
  • rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender (verb.contact)
    move over something with pressure (verb.contact)
     
  • test the limits of (verb.emotion)
    cause great unhappiness for; distress (verb.emotion)
     
  • the act of singing (noun.act)
    music that is vocalized (as contrasted with instrumental music) (noun.act)
     
  • the general meaning or substance of an utterance (noun.cognition)
    the idea that is intended (noun.cognition)
     
  • to exert much effort or energy (verb.competition)
    strive and make an effort to reach a goal (verb.social)
     
  • use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity (verb.consumption)
    put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose (verb.consumption)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF strain relation)

  • (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces (noun.phenomenon)
    too much strain (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress (noun.state)
    (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense (noun.state)
     
  • a special variety of domesticated animals within a species (noun.group)
    thoroughbred horses (collectively) (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    line of descent of a purebred animal (noun.group)
     
  • a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence (noun.communication)
    (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a rapid series of ascending or descending notes on the musical scale (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (music) an elaborate run of several notes sung to one syllable (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a melody that recurs and comes to represent a musical play or movie (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a melody used to identify a performer or a dance band or radio/tv program (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (music) melodic subject of a musical composition (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music (noun.communication)
     
  • alter the shape of (something) by stress (verb.change)
    distort adversely (verb.change)
     
  • an effortful attempt to attain a goal (noun.act)
    a holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal (noun.act)
     
  • cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious (verb.body)
    extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body (verb.body)
     
  • separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements (verb.contact)
    sieve so that it becomes the consistency of rice (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    sift anew (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    separate the chaff from by using air currents (verb.contact)
     
  • test the limits of (verb.emotion)
    stretch to the limits (verb.emotion)
     
  • the act of singing (noun.act)
    a joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of singing a quiet song to lull a child to sleep (noun.act)
     
  • the general meaning or substance of an utterance (noun.cognition)
    the pervading meaning or tenor (noun.cognition)
     
  • to exert much effort or energy (verb.competition)
    strain to the utmost (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    strain oneself more than is healthy (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.social)
    take the trouble to do something; concern oneself (verb.social)
     
  • use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity (verb.consumption)
    strain excessively (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    use to the limit (verb.consumption)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence (noun.communication)
    a short musical passage (noun.communication)
     

member meronym (HAS MEMBER relation)

  • a special variety of domesticated animals within a species (noun.group)
    (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed (noun.group)
     

cause (cause to relations of strain)

  • cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious (verb.body)
    become tense, nervous, or uneasy (verb.body)
     

derivation (.... is derived from strain)

  • (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups (noun.group)
    exhibiting variation and change (adj.all)
     
  • (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces (noun.phenomenon)
    cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    become stretched or tense or taut (verb.contact)
     
  • a special variety of domesticated animals within a species (noun.group)
    have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms) (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cause to procreate (animals) (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    supply with livestock (verb.possession)
     
  • a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence (noun.communication)
    supply a melody for (verb.creation)
     
  • (adj.all)
    containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    having a musical sound; especially a pleasing tune (adj.all)
     
  • alter the shape of (something) by stress (verb.change)
    alteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it (noun.event)
     
  • an effortful attempt to attain a goal (noun.act)
    attempt by employing effort (verb.social)
     
  • (adj.all)
    taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance (adj.all)
     
  • an intense or violent exertion (noun.act)
    to exert much effort or energy (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    test the limits of (verb.emotion)
     
  • (adj.all)
    characterized by or performed with much energy or force (adj.all)
     
  • become stretched or tense or taut (verb.contact)
    the action of stretching something tight (noun.act)
     
  • cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious (verb.body)
    (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the physical condition of being stretched or strained (noun.state)
     
  • injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain (noun.state)
    alter the shape of (something) by stress (verb.change)
     
  • remove by passing through a filter (verb.contact)
    the act of changing a fluid by passing it through a filter (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    device that removes something from whatever passes through it (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a filter to retain larger pieces while smaller pieces and liquids pass through (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    the product of filtration; a gas or liquid that has been passed through a filter (noun.substance)
     
  • rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender (verb.contact)
    food prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender (noun.food)
     
  • separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements (verb.contact)
    the act of separating grain from chaff (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a household sieve (as for flour) (noun.artifact)
     
  • test the limits of (verb.emotion)
    any agent that causes stress to an organism (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.state)
    (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension (noun.state)
     
  • the act of singing (noun.act)
    a person who sings (noun.person)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    produce tones with the voice (verb.creation)
     
  • to exert much effort or energy (verb.competition)
    an intense or violent exertion (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an effortful attempt to attain a goal (noun.act)
     

domain category (strain is domain category of ....)

  • (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups (noun.group)
    the science that studies living organisms (noun.cognition)
     
  • (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces (noun.phenomenon)
    the science of matter and energy and their interactions (noun.cognition)
     
  • (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress (noun.state)
    the science of mental life (noun.cognition)
     
  • rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender (verb.contact)
    the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat (noun.act)
     
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