1. A sharp strain on muscles or ligaments (synset 114322572)
    "the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull"
  2. A jerky pulling movement (synset 107366509)
  3. A hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt (synset 104613932)
  1. Twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates (synset 201352175)
    "wrench a window off its hinges"; "wrench oneself free from somebody's grip"; "a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest"
  2. Make a sudden twisting motion (synset 201872773)
  3. Twist and compress, as if in pain or anguish (synset 201351812)
    "Wring one's hand"
  4. Twist suddenly so as to sprain (synset 200090876)
    "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"

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