HyperDic: distort

English > 5 senses of the word distort:
VERBcommunicationdistort, falsify, garble, warpmake false by mutilation or addition
contactdistort, twist, twineform into a spiral shape
contactdistort, contort, deform, wringtwist and press out of shape
communicationdistort, tinge, color, colouraffect as in thought or feeling
changedistort, deform, strainalter the shape of (something) by stress
distort > pronunciation
Rhymesabort ... wart: 48 rhymes with aort...
English > distort: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfalsify, garble, warp
Narrowermangle, mutilate, murderalter so as to make unrecognizable
Broadermisrepresent, belierepresent falsely
Spanishalterar, confundir, distorsionar, falsear, tergiversar
Catalanalterar, distorsionar, tergiversar
Nounsdistortionthe act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
distortionthe mistake of misrepresenting the facts
distortiona change (usually undesired) in the waveform of an acoustic or analog electrical signal
English > distort: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningform into a spiral shape.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymstwist, twine
Narrowercontort, deform, distort, wringTwist and press out of shape
entangle, tangle, mat, snarlTwist together or entwine into a confusing mass
intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lacespin,wind, or twist together
spinWork natural fibers into a thread
weave, interweaveInterlace by or as if by weaving
wring, wrenchTwist and compress, as if in pain or anguish
Broaderchange shape, change form, deformassume a different shape or form
OppositeuntwistCause to become untwisted
Catalancargolar, enroscar
Nounsdistortiona shape resulting from distortion
English > distort: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningTwist and press out of shape.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymscontort, deform, wring
Narrowermorphchange shape as via computer animation
Broadertwist, twine, distortform into a spiral shape
Similar towring, wrenchTwist and compress, as if in pain or anguish
wringTwist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid
Spanishalterar, deformar, desfigurar, distorsionar, tergiversar
Catalanalterar, desfigurar, distorsionar, tergiversar
Nounsdistortiona shape resulting from distortion
English > distort: 5 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningaffect as in thought or feeling.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymstinge, color, colour
Broaderaffect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touchHave an effect upon
English > distort: 5 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningAlter the shape of (something) by stress.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsdeform, strain
Narrowerjaundicedistort adversely
Broadershape, formGive shape or form to
Spanishdeformar, distorsionar

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