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Definitions and Synonyms of sprain | Another word for sprain | What is sprain?

Definition 1: a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments - [noun denoting state]

(sprain is a kind of ...) a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

"the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell" "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull"

Definition 2: twist suddenly so as to sprain - [verb of body]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for sprain in the sense of this definition

(sprain is a kind of ...) cause injuries or bodily harm to

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