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We found 37 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word wrest:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. wrest: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. wrest: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. wrest: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. wrest: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. wrest: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. wrest: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Wrest, wrest: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. wrest: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. wrest: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. wrest: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. wrest: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. wrest: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. wrest: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. wrest: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. wrest: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. wrest: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Wrest: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Wrest: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. wrest: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. wrest: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Wrest: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. wrest: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. wrest: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  24. wrest: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. wrest: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. wrest: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. wrest: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. wrest: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. WREST: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. wrest: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. wrest: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. WREST: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  2. wrest: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. wrest: The Folk File [home, info]
  2. Wrest: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (wrest)

verb:  obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically ("Wrest the knife from his hands")

▸ Also see wrests
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Phrases that include wrest:   wrest plank, wrest pins, wrest beer, wrest park more...

Words similar to wrest:   wrested, wresting, force away, pull away, rend, seize, more...

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