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sprain

 (sprān)
n.
1. A painful wrenching or laceration of the ligaments of a joint.
2. The condition resulting from a sprain.
tr.v. sprained, sprain·ing, sprains
To cause a sprain to (a joint or ligament).

[Origin unknown.]

sprain

(spreɪn)
vb
(Medicine) (tr) to injure (a joint) by a sudden twisting or wrenching of its ligaments
n
(Pathology) the resulting injury to such a joint, characterized by swelling and temporary disability
[C17: of uncertain origin]

sprain

(spreɪn)

v.t.
1. to overstrain or wrench (the ligaments around a joint) so as to injure without fracture or dislocation.
n.
2. a wrenching injury to ligaments around a joint.
3. the condition of being sprained.
[1595–1605; orig. uncertain]

sprain


Past participle: sprained
Gerund: spraining

Imperative
sprain
sprain
Present
I sprain
you sprain
he/she/it sprains
we sprain
you sprain
they sprain
Preterite
I sprained
you sprained
he/she/it sprained
we sprained
you sprained
they sprained
Present Continuous
I am spraining
you are spraining
he/she/it is spraining
we are spraining
you are spraining
they are spraining
Present Perfect
I have sprained
you have sprained
he/she/it has sprained
we have sprained
you have sprained
they have sprained
Past Continuous
I was spraining
you were spraining
he/she/it was spraining
we were spraining
you were spraining
they were spraining
Past Perfect
I had sprained
you had sprained
he/she/it had sprained
we had sprained
you had sprained
they had sprained
Future
I will sprain
you will sprain
he/she/it will sprain
we will sprain
you will sprain
they will sprain
Future Perfect
I will have sprained
you will have sprained
he/she/it will have sprained
we will have sprained
you will have sprained
they will have sprained
Future Continuous
I will be spraining
you will be spraining
he/she/it will be spraining
we will be spraining
you will be spraining
they will be spraining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been spraining
you have been spraining
he/she/it has been spraining
we have been spraining
you have been spraining
they have been spraining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been spraining
you will have been spraining
he/she/it will have been spraining
we will have been spraining
you will have been spraining
they will have been spraining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been spraining
you had been spraining
he/she/it had been spraining
we had been spraining
you had been spraining
they had been spraining
Conditional
I would sprain
you would sprain
he/she/it would sprain
we would sprain
you would sprain
they would sprain
Past Conditional
I would have sprained
you would have sprained
he/she/it would have sprained
we would have sprained
you would have sprained
they would have sprained

sprain

An injury in which the ligaments reinforcing a joint are stretched or torn.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sprain - a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligamentssprain - a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments
wrench, pull, twist - a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments; "the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull"
Verb1.sprain - twist suddenly so as to sprainsprain - twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"
injure, wound - cause injuries or bodily harm to

sprain

verb twist, turn, wrench, dislocate, pull, rick He fell and sprained his ankle.

sprain

verb
To injure a (bodily part) by twisting:
Translations
إِلتِواءُ الـمِفْصَلمَلْغ، إلتِواءيَلْتَوي المفصَل او الكاحِل، يَمْلَغيَلْوِي الـمِفْصَل
vymknoutvymknutívýronvyvrtnoutvyvrtnutí
forstrækkeforstrækningforstuveforstuvning
nyrjähdysnyrjäyttää
uganućeuganuti
tognatognun
くじく捻挫
삐다접질림
izmežģījumsizmežģīt
vyvrtnutie
zviniti
stukastukning
ทำให้เคล็ดอาการเคล็ด
làm bong gânsự bong gân

sprain

[spreɪn]
A. Ntorcedura f
B. VTtorcer
to sprain one's wrist/ankletorcerse la muñeca/el tobillo

sprain

[ˈspreɪn]
nentorse f, foulure f
It's just a sprain → C'est juste une entorse.
vt
to sprain one's ankle → se faire une entorse à la cheville, se fouler la cheville
to sprain one's wrist → se faire une entorse au poignet, se fouler le poignet

sprain

nVerstauchung f
vtverstauchen; to sprain one’s wrist/anklesich (dat)das Handgelenk/den Fuß verstauchen

sprain

[spreɪn]
1. nslogatura, storta, distorsione f; (of muscle) → strappo muscolare
2. vt (muscle) → stirarsi
to sprain one's wrist/ankle → slogarsi un polso/una caviglia

sprain

(sprein) verb
to twist (a joint, especially the ankle or wrist) in such a way as to tear or stretch the ligaments. She sprained her ankle yesterday.
noun
a twisting of a joint in this way.

sprain

إِلتِواءُ الـمِفْصَل, يَلْوِي الـمِفْصَل vymknout, vymknutí forstrække, forstrækning verstauchen, Verstauchung διάστρεμμα, στραμπουλίζω esguince, hacerse un esguince, torcerse nyrjähdys, nyrjäyttää foulure, se fouler uganuće, uganuti slogare, slogatura くじく, 捻挫 삐다, 접질림 verstuiken, verstuiking forstue, forstuing zwichnąć, zwichnięcie distensão, torcer растяжение связок, растянуть связки stuka, stukning ทำให้เคล็ด, อาการเคล็ด burkmak, burkulma làm bong gân, sự bong gân 扭伤

sprain

n. torcedura, esguince, torsión de una articulación con distensión y laceración parcial de los ligamentos;
v. torcer; torcerse;
to ___ one's ankle___ el tobillo.

sprain

n esguince m (form), torcedura; vt torcerse; Did you sprain your ankle? ..¿Se torció el tobillo?
References in classic literature ?
I don't believe fine young ladies enjoy themselves a bit more than we do, in spite of our burned hair, old gowns, one glove apiece and tight slippers that sprain our ankles when we are silly enough to wear them," And I think Jo was quite right.
It came to pass, that in the ambergris affair Stubb's after-oarsman chanced so to sprain his hand, as for a time to become quite maimed; and, temporarily, Pip was put into his place.
Having once caught the bridle, he mastered it directly and sprang to his saddle; grimacing grimly as he made the effort, for it wrenched his sprain.
Porthos replied that in all probability his sprain would not permit him to depart yet awhile.
Daughtry had first diagnosed it as a sprain of a tendon.
He studied the science of herbs, the science of unguents; he became an expert in fevers and in contusions, in sprains and abcesses.
They took the stresses and pressures which hitherto had been borne by my wrists, and they were so tight that there was no room for the inflammation to rise in the sprains.
Likewise for sprains, rub it in; and for the cholic, a great spooneful in the hour.
Another study, this one published in August in the Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, showed the long-term effects of a single ankle sprain lingered throughout the animals' lives.
The severity of an ankle sprain depends on whether the ligament is stretched, partially torn, or completely torn, as well as the number of ligaments involved," says Gregory Catalano, DPM, FACFAS, a Massachusetts foot and ankle surgeon and Fellow member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
The good thing is that a limp derived from a sprain or strain shouldn't last forever, especially if the proper steps are taken.
Washington, July 01 (ANI): A University of Georgia kinesiology researcher has suggested that the position of the foot just before ground contact during running and walking may put people at risk for ankle sprains.