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twisted


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  twist 
 
  4  of  9  senses  of  twist 
 
  Sense  1 
  writhe,  wrestle,  wriggle,  worm,  squirm,  twist 
  =>  wrench 
 
  Sense  2 
  bend,  deform,  twist,  turn 
  =>  indent,  dent 
  =>  gnarl 
  =>  crank 
  =>  convolve,  convolute 
 
  Sense  3 
  twist 
  =>  quirk 
  =>  curl,  wave 
 
  Sense  4 
  twist,  twine,  distort 
  =>  kink 
  =>  wring,  wrench 
  =>  contort,  deform,  distort,  wring 
  =>  entangle,  tangle,  mat,  snarl 
  =>  intertwine,  twine,  entwine,  enlace,  interlace,  lace 
  =>  spin 
  =>  weave,  interweave 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  twist 
 
  4  of  9  senses  of  twist 
 
  Sense  1 
  writhe,  wrestle,  wriggle,  worm,  squirm,  twist 
  =>  wrench 
 
  Sense  2 
  bend,  deform,  twist,  turn 
  =>  indent,  dent 
  =>  gnarl 
  =>  crank 
  =>  convolve,  convolute 
 
  Sense  3 
  twist 
  =>  quirk 
  =>  curl,  wave 
  =>  crimp,  crape,  frizzle,  frizz,  kink  up  kink 
 
  Sense  4 
  twist,  twine,  distort 
  =>  kink 
  =>  wring,  wrench 
  =>  contort,  deform,  distort,  wring 
  =>  entangle,  tangle,  mat,  snarl 
  =>  felt 
  =>  enmesh,  mesh,  ensnarl 
  =>  intertwine,  twine,  entwine,  enlace,  interlace,  lace 
  =>  wreathe,  wind 
  =>  fold 
  =>  wattle 
  =>  pleach,  plash 
  =>  ravel,  tangle,  knot 
  =>  splice 
  =>  piece 
  =>  spin 
  =>  weave,  interweave 
  =>  plait 
  =>  inweave 
  =>  raddle,  ruddle 
  =>  tinsel 
  =>  braid,  pleach 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  twist 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  twist 
 
  9  senses  of  twist 
 
  Sense  1 
  writhe,  wrestle,  wriggle,  worm,  squirm,  twist 
  =>  move 
 
  Sense  2 
  bend,  deform,  twist,  turn 
  =>  change  shape,  change  form  deform 
 
  Sense  3 
  twist 
  =>  turn 
 
  Sense  4 
  twist,  twine,  distort 
  =>  change  shape,  change  form  deform 
 
  Sense  5 
  twist 
  =>  shape,  form 
 
  Sense  6 
  twist 
  =>  dance,  trip  the  light  fantastic 
 
  Sense  7 
  wrench,  twist 
  =>  pull 
 
  Sense  8 
  twist,  twist  around  pervert,  convolute,  sophisticate 
  =>  denote,  refer 
 
  Sense  9 
  twist,  sprain,  wrench,  turn,  wrick,  rick 
  =>  injure,  wound 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  twist 
 
  twist  used  as  a  verb  is  familiar  (polysemy  count  =  9) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  twist 
 
  Sense  1 
  writhe,  wrestle,  wriggle,  worm,  squirm,  twist 
  =>  move 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  bend,  deform,  twist,  turn 
  =>  change  shape,  change  form  deform 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  3 
  twist 
  =>  turn 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  4 
  twist,  twine,  distort 
  =>  change  shape,  change  form  deform 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  5 
  twist 
  =>  shape,  form 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  6 
  twist 
  =>  dance,  trip  the  light  fantastic 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  7 
  wrench,  twist 
  =>  pull 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  8 
  twist,  twist  around  pervert,  convolute,  sophisticate 
  =>  denote,  refer 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  9 
  twist,  sprain,  wrench,  turn,  wrick,  rick 
  =>  injure,  wound 
  -------------- 
 
  Overview  of  verb  twist 
 
  The  verb  twist  has  9  senses  (first  5  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (13)  writhe,  wrestle,  wriggle,  worm,  squirm,  twist  --  (to  move  in  a  twisting  or  contorted  motion,  (esp.  when  struggling);  "The  prisoner  writhed  in  discomfort."  "The  child  tried  to  wriggle  free  from  his  aunt's  embrace.") 
  2.  (5)  bend,  deform,  twist,  turn  --  (cause  to  assume  a  crooked  or  angular  form  "bend  the  rod";  "twist  the  dough  into  a  braid";  "the  strong  man  could  turn  an  iron  bar") 
  3.  (2)  twist  --  (turn  in  the  opposite  direction;  "twist  a  wire") 
  4.  (1)  twist,  twine,  distort  --  (form  into  a  spiral  shape;  "The  cord  is  all  twisted") 
  5.  (1)  twist  --  (form  into  twists;  "Twist  the  bacon  around  the  sausage") 
  6.  twist  --  (do  the  twist) 
  7.  wrench,  twist  --  (twist  or  pull  violently  or  suddenly,  esp.  so  as  to  remove  something  from  that  to  which  it  is  attached;  "wrench  a  window  off  its  hinges";  "wrench  oneself  free  from  somebody's  grip";  also  metaphorically:  "a  deep  sigh  was  wrenched  from  his  chest") 
  8.  twist,  twist  around  pervert,  convolute,  sophisticate  --  (change  the  meaning  of) 
  9.  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") 
 
  Overview  of  adj  twisted 
 
  The  adj  twisted  has  3  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (1)  twined,  twisted  --  (wound  or  wrapped  around  something  "hair  twined  around  her  fingers";  "bulky  with  twisted  stitches  around  the  edges") 
  2.  (1)  contorted,  distorted,  twisted  --  (strained  or  wrenched  out  of  normal  shape;  "old  trees  with  contorted  branches";  "scorched  and  distorted  fragments  of  steel";  "trapped  under  twisted  steel  girders") 
  3.  (1)  distorted,  misrepresented,  perverted,  twisted  --  (having  an  intended  meaning  altered  or  misrepresented;  "many  of  the  facts  seemed  twisted  out  of  any  semblance  to  reality";  "a  perverted  translation  of  the  poem") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  twisted 
 
  3  senses  of  twisted 
 
  Sense  1 
  twined,  twisted 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  coiled)  ->  uncoiled,  straight 
 
  Sense  2 
  contorted,  distorted,  twisted 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  crooked)  ->  straight 
 
  Sense  3 
  distorted,  misrepresented,  perverted,  twisted 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  disingenuous)  ->  ingenuous,  artless 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  twisted 
 
  3  senses  of  twisted 
 
  Sense  1 
  twined,  twisted 
  =>  coiled  (vs.  uncoiled) 
 
  Sense  2 
  contorted,  distorted,  twisted 
  =>  crooked  (vs.  straight) 
 
  Sense  3 
  distorted,  misrepresented,  perverted,  twisted 
  =>  disingenuous  (vs.  ingenuous),  artful 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  twisted 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  twisted 
 
  twisted  used  as  an  adjective  is  uncommon  (polysemy  count  =  3) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  twisted 
  thrown  and  twisted 
  twisted 
  untwisted 
 
  Overview  of  verb  twist 
 
  The  verb  twist  has  9  senses  (first  5  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (13)  writhe,  wrestle,  wriggle,  worm,  squirm,  twist  --  (to  move  in  a  twisting  or  contorted  motion,  (esp.  when  struggling);  "The  prisoner  writhed  in  discomfort."  "The  child  tried  to  wriggle  free  from  his  aunt's  embrace.") 
  2.  (5)  bend,  deform,  twist,  turn  --  (cause  to  assume  a  crooked  or  angular  form  "bend  the  rod";  "twist  the  dough  into  a  braid";  "the  strong  man  could  turn  an  iron  bar") 
  3.  (2)  twist  --  (turn  in  the  opposite  direction;  "twist  a  wire") 
  4.  (1)  twist,  twine,  distort  --  (form  into  a  spiral  shape;  "The  cord  is  all  twisted") 
  5.  (1)  twist  --  (form  into  twists;  "Twist  the  bacon  around  the  sausage") 
  6.  twist  --  (do  the  twist) 
  7.  wrench,  twist  --  (twist  or  pull  violently  or  suddenly,  esp.  so  as  to  remove  something  from  that  to  which  it  is  attached;  "wrench  a  window  off  its  hinges";  "wrench  oneself  free  from  somebody's  grip";  also  metaphorically:  "a  deep  sigh  was  wrenched  from  his  chest") 
  8.  twist,  twist  around  pervert,  convolute,  sophisticate  --  (change  the  meaning  of) 
  9.  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") 
 
  Overview  of  adj  twisted 
 
  The  adj  twisted  has  3  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (1)  twined,  twisted  --  (wound  or  wrapped  around  something  "hair  twined  around  her  fingers";  "bulky  with  twisted  stitches  around  the  edges") 
  2.  (1)  contorted,  distorted,  twisted  --  (strained  or  wrenched  out  of  normal  shape;  "old  trees  with  contorted  branches";  "scorched  and  distorted  fragments  of  steel";  "trapped  under  twisted  steel  girders") 
  3.  (1)  distorted,  misrepresented,  perverted,  twisted  --  (having  an  intended  meaning  altered  or  misrepresented;  "many  of  the  facts  seemed  twisted  out  of  any  semblance  to  reality";  "a  perverted  translation  of  the  poem") 



twisted definition