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Meaning of "wring" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WRING

Old English wringan; related to Old High German ringan (German wringen), Gothic wrungō snare.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WRING

wring  [rɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wring is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb wring in English.

WHAT DOES WRING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wring in the English dictionary

The first definition of wring in the dictionary is to twist and compress to squeeze from. Other definition of wring is to twist forcibly. Wring is also to clasp and twist, esp in anguish.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO WRING

PRESENT

Present
I wring
you wring
he/she/it wrings
we wring
you wring
they wring
Present continuous
I am wringing
you are wringing
he/she/it is wringing
we are wringing
you are wringing
they are wringing
Present perfect
I have wrung
you have wrung
he/she/it has wrung
we have wrung
you have wrung
they have wrung
Present perfect continuous
I have been wringing
you have been wringing
he/she/it has been wringing
we have been wringing
you have been wringing
they have been wringing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I wrung
you wrung
he/she/it wrung
we wrung
you wrung
they wrung
Past continuous
I was wringing
you were wringing
he/she/it was wringing
we were wringing
you were wringing
they were wringing
Past perfect
I had wrung
you had wrung
he/she/it had wrung
we had wrung
you had wrung
they had wrung
Past perfect continuous
I had been wringing
you had been wringing
he/she/it had been wringing
we had been wringing
you had been wringing
they had been wringing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will wring
you will wring
he/she/it will wring
we will wring
you will wring
they will wring
Future continuous
I will be wringing
you will be wringing
he/she/it will be wringing
we will be wringing
you will be wringing
they will be wringing
Future perfect
I will have wrung
you will have wrung
he/she/it will have wrung
we will have wrung
you will have wrung
they will have wrung
Future perfect continuous
I will have been wringing
you will have been wringing
he/she/it will have been wringing
we will have been wringing
you will have been wringing
they will have been wringing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would wring
you would wring
he/she/it would wring
we would wring
you would wring
they would wring
Conditional continuous
I would be wringing
you would be wringing
he/she/it would be wringing
we would be wringing
you would be wringing
they would be wringing
Conditional perfect
I would have wring
you would have wring
he/she/it would have wring
we would have wring
you would have wring
they would have wring
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been wringing
you would have been wringing
he/she/it would have been wringing
we would have been wringing
you would have been wringing
they would have been wringing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you wring
we let´s wring
you wring
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to wring
Past participle
wrung
Present Participle
wringing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRING

wrick
wried
wrier
wries
wriest
wriggle
wriggler
wriggly
wright
wring together
wringer
wringing
wringing wet
wrinkle
wrinkled
wrinkleless
wrinklies
wrinkly
wrist
wrist joint

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRING

bearing
bring
catering
considering
covering
during
engineering
flooring
gathering
hearing
hiring
manufacturing
measuring
monitoring
offering
photo-sharing
ring
spring
string
wearing

Synonyms and antonyms of wring in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WRING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «wring» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of wring

Translation of «wring» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRING

Find out the translation of wring to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wring from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wring» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

设法获取
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

conseguir
570 millions of speakers

English

wring
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मरोड़
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تفرك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

отожмите
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

torcer
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মোচড়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

obtenir
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wring
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

abringen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

無理に取る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

~로부터 ...을 우려내다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wring
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vặn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முறுக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दात
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

koparmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

estorcere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ukręcić
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

відіжміть
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

stoarce
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στύψτε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wring
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vrida
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vri
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wring

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRING»

The term «wring» is quite widely used and occupies the 52.485 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wring» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wring» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wring

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRING»

Discover the use of wring in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wring and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Politics of Marketing the Labour Party
This book traces how the party's political campaigning has developed since its birth and how the increasing use of marketing contributed to the radical restructuring of both the organization and its policies.
Dominic Wring, 2005
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Conjugaison des verbes anglais irreguliers
Present présent Present continuous présent continu Present perfect passé composé  I wring  I am wringing  I have wrung  You wring  He wrings  You are wringing  He is wringing  You have wrung  He has wrung  We wring ...
pierre elemento
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Correct Hardware Design and Verification Methods: 12th IFIP ...
2000 4000 6000 8000 10000 12000 14000 16000 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 WRING(123) MODELLA-MS+WRING(13) TMP MODELLA+TMP(13) MODELLA+ ALL 0 100000 200000 300000 400000 500000 600000 700000 800000 900000  ...
Daniel Geist, Enrico Tronci
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A Dictionary of the English Language: Intended to Exhibi ... ...
To twist; to turn and strain with violence ; as, to wring clothes in washing. 2. To squeeze ; to press ; to force by twisting ; as, to wring water out of a wet garment. 3 . To writhe ; as, to wring the body in pain 4. To pinch. The king began to find where ...
Noah Webster, 1832
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Secrets of Circumstance
M. c. Wring. “I'll get some tea to restore you.” Hank offered and I padded the hand on my shoulder, tea sounded good. Mathias bought the tray up with Aunt Lacy's rose patterned tea set balanced precariously on top and two ham and cheese ...
M. c. Wring, 2006
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Comparative Austronesian Dictionary: An Introduction to ...
GOR (t0“d010 +moN-); also momitodu (pitodu +moN-) 'wring'. UMA pie (Southern dialect). KON Also am-marr07(parro7). NGA pese 'squeeze (using two fingers)'; pote 'to wring'. DAM 'squeeze 3sg TRANS AUX-INF'. KAU Also B01130! 'wring ...
Darrell T. Tryon, 1995
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Revising and Editing for Translators
Translators too use different wring strategies, which will be discussed at length in Chapter 13. Exercise 1. Take a few minutes to consider the following quesons and then tell the group about your approach to wring. a) When you are wring in ...
Brian Mossop, 2014
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A Dictionary Of The English Language: In Which The Words are ...
Apply mild detergents on pledgets of lint over it, with a compress wring out. mshmam 3. To squeeze; to press. In sleep I heard him say, sweet Desdemona, Let us be wary, let us bide our loves l And then, sir, would he gripe and 'wring my hand.
Samuel Johnson, 1756
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Survey of English Dialects: The Dictionary and Grammar
Jirj ... o:f K wring out vtphr to WRING the neck of a chicken when killing it IV.6.20. Jirjg ... ait St wring over vtphr to SPRAIN an ankle VI. 10.8. Jig... oova Nf wrinkle vi What happens to the skin of very old people? VI. 11. 2. Eng. =» creases, crease ...
Clive Upton, David Parry, John David Allison Widdowson, 1994
10
Lyrics of Trade for the Christmas and New Year's Holidays, ...
"With flesh almost parboiled, A -woman bent above her tub, And at her washing toiled. " Wring ! wring ! wring !'' Were the busy thoughts half spoken, " I've twisted and squeezed the clothes Till my back is almost broken. " Wring ! wring I wring !
Alexander D. Munson, 1865

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wring is used in the context of the following news items.
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Detroit 5, Boston 1: Simon, Tigers wring out Red Sox
BOSTON –Alfredo Simon allowed one run for the Detroit Tigers before tweaking his groin and leaving the game with no outs in the seventh inning. Simon said ... «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
2
UAE's 'rain makers' wring every drop of water from clouds
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is striving to capture every drop of rain it can wring from the clouds that pass over the desert nation. In the blazing sunshine at Al ... «Emirates 24/7, Jul 15»
3
Leaders Wring Hands Over Youth Violence in Seattle; Mayor …
Leaders Wring Hands Over Youth Violence in Seattle; Mayor Dodges Question on Expanding Violence Prevention Programs ... «TheStranger.com, Jul 15»
4
3 Ways to Wring at Least Some ROI From Failure
“We have aggressive growth targets. We need more innovation to get there. But we can't afford to fail.” Sound familiar? This came from a recent conversation ... «Entrepreneur, Jul 15»
5
The best recession ever: As economists wring their hands …
While economists wring their hands about whether May and June's gross domestic product figures will show Canada entered a technical recession in the ... «Financial Post, Jul 15»
6
Fork in the Road: Wring's Smokehouse in Linton
That's why they loaded up and headed to Linton where Wring's Smokehouse serves up a dish called the hot brown. There they have local crafts sold on site, ... «WTHITV.com, Jul 15»
7
5 Ways to Wring More Value From CRE
ORLANDO—Private investors, listen up. CWS Capital Partners' president has some keen advice for you. REGISTERED MEMBERS have access to this article ... «GlobeSt.com, Jun 15»
8
​EPA lays out its plan to wring more MPG from trucks
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Friday proposed tough new standards to improve fuel efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide pollution from trucks ... «CBS News, Jun 15»
9
Asia-Pacific countries wring hands over trade delay
Supporters of the world's largest trade agreement are scrambling to revive its fortunes in Congress, but the message from other countries is plain: Time is ... «Politico, Jun 15»
10
3 Ways to Wring Great Ideas From Mistakes
A wise German by the name of Einstein once said, "A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new." Entrepreneurs dedicate their lives to ... «Entrepreneur, May 15»

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