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twist

synonym (synonym of twist)

  • (noun.event)
    an unforeseen development (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an interpretation of a text or action (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.act)
    any clever maneuver (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of rotating rapidly (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight (noun.shape)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    a circular segment of a curve (noun.shape)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a jerky pulling movement (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of winding or twisting (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    turning or twisting around (in place) (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling) (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    form into a spiral shape (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    extend in curves and turns (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.body)
    twist suddenly so as to sprain (verb.body)
     

antonym (antonym of twist)

  • (verb.contact)
    free from flexure (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cause to become untwisted (verb.contact)
     

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

  • a circular segment of a curve (noun.shape)
    the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes (noun.shape)
     
  • a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair (noun.body)
    the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair) (noun.body)
     
  • a jerky pulling movement (noun.event)
    a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something (noun.event)
     
  • a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself (noun.event)
    a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes) (noun.event)
     
  • a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight (noun.shape)
    an angular or rounded shape made by folding (noun.shape)
     
  • a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments (noun.state)
    any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc. (noun.state)
     
  • an interpretation of a text or action (noun.communication)
    an explanation that results from interpreting something (noun.communication)
     
  • an unforeseen development (noun.event)
    a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation (noun.event)
     
  • any clever maneuver (noun.act)
    a move made to gain a tactical end (noun.act)
     
  • do the twist (verb.motion)
    move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance (verb.creation)
     
  • extend in curves and turns (verb.stative)
    have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) (verb.stative)
     
  • form into a spiral shape (verb.contact)
    assume a different shape or form (verb.change)
     
  • form into twists (verb.change)
    give shape or form to (verb.change)
     
  • practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive (verb.communication)
    have as a meaning (verb.communication)
     
  • social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music; was popular in the 1960s (noun.act)
    dancing as part of a social occasion (noun.act)
     
  • the act of rotating rapidly (noun.act)
    the act of rotating as if on an axis (noun.act)
     
  • to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling) (verb.motion)
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion (verb.motion)
     
  • turn in the opposite direction (verb.contact)
    change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense (verb.motion)
     
  • twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates (verb.contact)
    apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion (verb.contact)
     
  • twist suddenly so as to sprain (verb.body)
    cause injuries or bodily harm to (verb.body)
     

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

  • a circular segment of a curve (noun.shape)
    a bend or curve (especially in a coastline) (noun.shape)
     
  • a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair (noun.body)
    a braid of hair at the back of the head (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a plait of braided hair (noun.body)
     
  • a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments (noun.state)
    a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments (noun.state)
     
  • any clever maneuver (noun.act)
    a device (such as a rhyme or acronym) used to aid recall (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a cunning or deceitful action or device (noun.act)
     
  • cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form (verb.contact)
    make a depression into (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cause to curve inward (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    twist into a state of deformity (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    bend into the shape of a crank (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    curl, wind, or twist together (verb.contact)
     
  • extend in curves and turns (verb.stative)
    wind or turn in volutions, especially in an inward spiral, as of snail (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    form a spiral (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    form a snake-like pattern (verb.stative)
     
  • form into a spiral shape (verb.contact)
    twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    twist and press out of shape (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    twist together or entwine into a confusing mass (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    spin,wind, or twist together (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    work natural fibers into a thread (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    interlace by or as if by weaving (verb.contact)
     
  • the act of rotating rapidly (noun.act)
    (ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    rotating a log rapidly in the water (as a competitive sport) (noun.act)
     
  • to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling) (verb.motion)
    make a sudden twisting motion (verb.motion)
     
  • turn in the opposite direction (verb.contact)
    twist (a body part) into a strained position (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    twist or curve abruptly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    twist or roll into coils or ringlets (verb.contact)
     
  • turning or twisting around (in place) (noun.act)
    a series of small (usually idle) twists or turns (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from twist)

  • a circular segment of a curve (noun.shape)
    change direction (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    bend or cause to bend (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    form a curve (verb.motion)
     
  • a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair (noun.body)
    weave into plaits (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    form or weave into a braid or braids (verb.contact)
     
  • a jerky pulling movement (noun.event)
    to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling) (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    make a sudden twisting motion (verb.motion)
     
  • a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself (noun.event)
    flow in a circular current, of liquids (verb.motion)
     
  • a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight (noun.shape)
    form a curl, curve, or kink (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    form into a spiral shape (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    curl tightly (verb.contact)
     
  • a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments (noun.state)
    strain abnormally (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    twist suddenly so as to sprain (verb.body)
     
  • an interpretation of a text or action (noun.communication)
    practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive (verb.communication)
     
  • an unforeseen development (noun.event)
    pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    undergo a transformation or a change of position or action (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    undergo a change or development (verb.stative)
     
  • cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form (verb.contact)
    the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a tool for bending (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.event)
    alteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    an angular or rounded shape made by folding (noun.shape)
     
  • (adj.all)
    able to flex; able to bend easily (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking (adj.all)
     
  • extend in curves and turns (verb.stative)
    curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface (noun.attribute)
     
  • form into a spiral shape (verb.contact)
    a shape resulting from distortion (noun.shape)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight (noun.shape)
     
  • form into twists (verb.change)
    a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair (noun.body)
     
  • practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive (verb.communication)
    the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    falsification by the use of sophistry; misleading by means of specious fallacies (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an interpretation of a text or action (noun.communication)
     
  • the act of rotating rapidly (noun.act)
    turn in the opposite direction (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    cause to spin (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    turn in a twisting or spinning motion (verb.motion)
     
  • the act of winding or twisting (noun.act)
    coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem (verb.contact)
     
  • to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling) (verb.motion)
    the act of wiggling (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    one who can't stay still (especially a child) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    a localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • turn in the opposite direction (verb.contact)
    the act of rotating rapidly (noun.act)
     
  • turning or twisting around (in place) (noun.act)
    cause to move around or rotate (verb.motion)
     
  • twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates (verb.contact)
    a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt (noun.artifact)
     
  • twist suddenly so as to sprain (verb.body)
    a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British) (noun.state)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation turn turn of events construction device spin twirl untwist unbend maneuver manoeuvre rotary motion rotation social dancing coif mnemonic fast one pirouette birling twiddle wrench gyrate reel birl spin swirl

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