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Definition 1: slang for sexual intercourse - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for screw in the sense of this definition

(screw is a kind of ...) sexual activity between individuals, especially the insertion of a man's penis into a woman's vagina until orgasm and ejaculation occur

(screw is used in the usage domain ...) an offensive or indecent word or phrase

(screw is used in the usage domain ...) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

"they don't speak our lingo"

Definition 2: a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head - [noun denoting artifact]

(screw is a kind of ...) restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place

(... is a kind of screw ) a screw with a hexagonal hole in the head

(... is a kind of screw ) a metal screw that tapers to a point so that it can be driven into wood with a screwdriver

(... is a kind of screw ) screw designed to be turned with the thumb and fingers

(... is a kind of screw ) a screw that is used to adjust the tension on a spring

(... is a kind of screw ) a screw (often without a head) that fits into the boss or hub of a wheel or cam etc. and prevents motion of the part relative to the shaft on which it is mounted

(... is a kind of screw ) a screw with a special head having crossed slots

(... is a kind of screw ) screw made of metal

(... is a kind of screw ) a screw used either with a nut or with a tapped hole; slotted head can be driven by a screwdriver

(... is a kind of screw ) a threaded screw for machine parts; screws into a tapped hole

(... is a kind of screw ) a screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener

(... is a kind of screw ) screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack

(screw is a part of ...) the raised helical rib going around a screw

(screw is a part of ...) a projection out from one end

"the head of the nail" "a pinhead is the head of a pin"

Definition 3: a propeller with several angled blades that rotates to push against water or air - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for screw in the sense of this definition

(screw is a kind of ...) a mechanical device that rotates to push against air or water

(... is part of screw) internal-combustion engine that mounts at stern of small boat

(... is part of screw) a vessel that carries passengers or freight

Definition 4: a simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole - [noun denoting artifact]

(screw is a kind of ...) a simple machine for elevating objects; consists of plane surface that makes an acute angle with the horizontal

Definition 5: someone who guards prisoners - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for screw in the sense of this definition

(screw is a kind of ...) someone in charge of other people

"am I my brother's keeper?"

(screw is a kind of ...) an officer of the law

Definition 6: defeat someone through trickery or deceit - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for screw in the sense of this definition

(screw is a kind of ...) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship" "We beat the competition" "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

Definition 7: tighten or fasten by means of screwing motions - [verb of contact]

Samples where screw or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Screw the bottle cap on

(screw is a kind of ...) make tight or tighter

"Tighten the wire"

Definition 8: cause to penetrate, as with a circular motion - [verb of contact]

Samples where screw or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • drive in screws or bolts

Synonyms for screw in the sense of this definition

(screw is a kind of ...) turn on or around an axis or a center

"The Earth revolves around the Sun" "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire"

Definition 9: turn like a screw - [verb of contact]

(screw is a kind of ...) turn on or around an axis or a center

"The Earth revolves around the Sun" "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire"

(... is a kind of screw ) screw or turn higher

Definition 10: have sexual intercourse with - [verb of contact]

Samples where screw or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm
  • Adam knew Eve
  • Were you ever intimate with this man?

Synonyms for screw in the sense of this definition

(screw is a kind of ...) engage in sexual intercourse

"Birds mate in the Spring"

(... is a kind of screw ) have sex with; archaic use

"He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"

(... is a kind of screw ) have sex without being married

(screw has a similar meaning as ...) kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion

"The couple were necking in the back seat of the car"

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