HyperDic: wring_out

English > 1 sense of the expression wring out:
VERBcontactwring out, squeeze outextract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing
English > wring out: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
Meaningextract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"wring out the washcloth"
Synonymsqueeze out
Entailscompress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, presssqueeze or press together
Broaderextract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out, rip out, tear outRemove, usually with some force or effort
See alsowringtwist and compress, as if in pain or anguish

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