Another word for twist


turn, twist - turning or twisting around (in place)

Example:- with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room

twist, wind, winding - the act of winding or twisting

Example:- he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind

spin, twirl, twist, twisting, whirl - the act of rotating rapidly

Example:- he gave the crank a spin

twist - social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music; was popular in the 1960s

Example:- they liked to dance the twist

device, gimmick, twist - any clever maneuver

Example:- he would stoop to any device to win a point

turn, turn of events, twist - an unforeseen development

Example:- events suddenly took an awkward turn

construction, twist - an interpretation of a text or action

Example:- they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct

pull, twist, wrench - a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

Example:- the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell

kink, twirl, twist - a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight

eddy, twist - a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself

twist, wrench - a jerky pulling movement

braid, plait, tress, twist - a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair

bend, crook, turn, twist - a circular segment of a curve

Example:- a bend in the road


rick, sprain, turn, twist, wrench, wrick - twist suddenly so as to sprain

Example:- wrench one's ankle

twist, wrench - twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates

Example:- wrench a window off its hinges

twist - turn in the opposite direction

Example:- twist one's head

squirm, twist, worm, wrestle, wriggle, writhe - to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)

Example:- The prisoner writhed in discomfort

convolute, pervert, sophisticate, twist, twist around - practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive

Example:- Don't twist my words

twist - form into twists

Example:- Twist the strips of dough

distort, twine, twist - form into a spiral shape

Example:- The cord is all twisted

curve, twist, wind - extend in curves and turns

Example:- The road winds around the lake

twist - do the twist

bend, deform, flex, turn, twist - cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

Example:- bend the rod

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Source : WordNet