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Synonyms for crampkræmp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spasm, cramp, muscle spasm(noun)

    a painful and involuntary muscular contraction

    spasm, muscle spasm, cramp iron, cramp

  2. cramp(noun)

    a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued

    spasm, muscle spasm, cramp iron

  3. cramp, cramp iron(verb)

    a strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; used to hold masonry together

    spasm, muscle spasm, cramp iron, cramp

  4. cramp(verb)

    secure with a cramp

    "cramp the wood"

    strangle, hamper, halter

  5. hamper, halter, cramp, strangle(verb)

    prevent the progress or free movement of

    "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"

    halter, smother, suffocate, choke, cramp, gag, stifle, hamper, strangle, throttle, repress, handicap, hinder, strangulate, muffle

  6. cramp(verb)

    affect with or as if with a cramp

    strangle, hamper, halter

  7. cramp(verb)

    suffer from sudden painful contraction of a muscle

    strangle, hamper, halter

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cramp(n.)

    spasm, crick, convulsion

  2. cramp(n.)

    [Rare.] check, restriction, restraint, obstruction

  3. cramp(n.)


  4. cramp(v. a.)

    affect with spasms

  5. cramp(v. a.)

    restrain, obstruct, hinder, check, confine

  6. cramp(v. a.)

    fasten with a cramp

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Translations for cramp

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • схващане, спазъм, закопчалка, парализирам, спъвам, хващам със скоба, скоба, схващам се, пречаBulgarian
  • křečCzech
  • Krampf, Klammer, krampfenGerman
  • μέγγενηGreek
  • kramfoEsperanto
  • sargento, calambre, acalambrarse, inmovilizarSpanish
  • suonenveto, kouristaa, vetää suonta, rajoittaa, kramppi, lihaskramppi, kouristus, puristin, krampata, lukitaFinnish
  • crampeFrench
  • görcsöl, bénít, gátol, görcsHungarian
  • uauawhiti, kaurapa, hakoko, kuikiMāori
  • kejangan, mengejangMalay
  • krampeNorwegian
  • krampDutch
  • krampeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • krampeNorwegian
  • cãibraPortuguese
  • стеснять, ограничивать, судорога, зажим, сводить, фиксировать, спазмRussian
  • grč, spazam, grčiti se, ukočitiSerbo-Croatian
  • kŕčSlovak
  • krampSwedish

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