Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) pinch (a painful or straitened circumstance) "the pinch of the recession"
- S: (n) pinch (an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed)
- S: (n) touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcon (a slight but appreciable amount) "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
- S: (n) emergency, exigency, pinch (a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action) "he never knew what to do in an emergency"
- S: (n) nip, pinch (a small sharp bite or snip)
- S: (n) pinch, tweak (a squeeze with the fingers)
- S: (n) apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody (the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)) "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
- S: (v) pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, twitch (squeeze tightly between the fingers) "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"
- S: (v) crimp, pinch (make ridges into by pinching together)
- S: (v) pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift (make off with belongings of others)
- S: (v) top, pinch (cut the top off) "top trees and bushes"
- S: (v) pinch, vellicate (irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear) "smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth"; "the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back"