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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _wringen_, from Old English _wringan_, from Proto-Germanic _*wringaną_ (compare West Frisian _wringe_, Low German _wringen_, Dutch _wringen_, German _ringen_ ‘to wrestle’), from Proto-Indo-European _*wrenǵʰ-_ (compare Lithuanian _reñgtis_ ‘to bend down’, Ancient Greek _ῥίμφα_ (rhímpha) ‘fast’), nasalized variant of _*werǵʰ-_ ‘bind, squeeze’. More at worry.

From Middle English wringen, from Old English wringan, from Proto-Germanic *wringaną (compare West Frisian wringe, Low German wringen, Dutch wringen, German ringen ‘to wrestle’), from Proto-Indo-European *wrenǵʰ- (compare Lithuanian reñgtis ‘to bend down’, Ancient Greek ῥίμφα (rhímpha) ‘fast’), nasalized variant of *werǵʰ- ‘bind, squeeze’. More at worry.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: rĭng, IPA(key): /ɹɪŋ/ * (US, also) enPR: rēng, IPA(key): /ɹiːŋ/ * Homophone: ring * Rhymes: -ɪŋ

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

WRING (_third-person singular simple present_ WRINGS, _present participle_ WRINGING, _simple past_ WRANG _or_ WRUNG _or_ (obsolete) WRINGED, _past participle_ WRUNG _or_ (obsolete) WRINGED) * To squeeze or twist tightly so that liquid is forced out. _You must WRING your wet jeans before hanging them out to dry._ * Bible, Judg. vi. 38 He rose up early on the morrow, and thrust the fleece together, and WRINGED the dew out of the fleece. * Shakespeare Your overkindness doth WRING tears from me. * To obtain by force. _The police said they would WRING the truth out of that heinous criminal._ * To hold tightly and press or twist. _Some of the patients waiting in the dentist's office were WRINGING their hands nervously._ _He said he'd WRING my neck if I told his girlfriend._ _He WRUNG my hand enthusiastically when he found out we were related._ * Francis Bacon The king began to find where his shoe did WRING him. * Bible, Leviticus i. 15 The priest shall bring it [a dove] unto the altar, and WRING off his head * (intransitive) To writhe; to twist, as if in anguish. * To kill and animal, usually poultry, by breaking its neck by twisting. * Shakespeare 'Tis all men's office to speak patience / To those that WRING under the load of sorrow. * To pain; to distress; to torment; to torture. * Clarendon Too much grieved and WRUNG by an uneasy and strait fortune. * Addison Didst thou taste but half the griefs / That WRING my soul, thou couldst not talk thus coldly. * To distort; to pervert; to wrest. * Whitgift How dare men thus WRING the Scriptures? * To subject to extortion; to afflict, or oppress, in order to enforce compliance. * Shakespeare To WRING the widow from her 'customed right. * Hayward The merchant adventurers have been often wronged and WRINGED to the quick. * (nautical) To bend or strain out of its position. _to WRING a mast_ TRANSLATIONS

wring (third-person singular simple present wrings, present participle wringing, simple past wrang or wrung or (obsolete) wringed, past participle wrung or (obsolete) wringed)

  1. To squeeze or twist tightly so that liquid is forced out.
    You must wring your wet jeans before hanging them out to dry.
  2. To obtain by force.
    The police said they would wring the truth out of that heinous criminal.
  3. To hold tightly and press or twist.
    Some of the patients waiting in the dentist's office were wringing their hands nervously.
    He said he'd wring my neck if I told his girlfriend.
    He wrung my hand enthusiastically when he found out we were related.
  4. (intransitive) To writhe; to twist, as if in anguish.
  5. To kill and animal, usually poultry, by breaking its neck by twisting.
  6. To pain; to distress; to torment; to torture.
  7. To distort; to pervert; to wrest.
  8. To subject to extortion; to afflict, or oppress, in order to enforce compliance.
  9. (nautical) To bend or strain out of its position.
    to wring a mast

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - REFERENCES
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English - References

* wring in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911 * wring in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

Que a categoria em DUTCH - VERB
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Dutch - Verb

WRING * first-person singular present indicative of _wringen_ * imperative of _wringen_

wring

  1. first-person singular present indicative of wringen
  2. imperative of wringen


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