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The synonyms of “Wedge” are: wedge heel, chock, bomber, cuban sandwich, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, zep, cuneus, wedge shape, hacek, door stop, triangle, segment, slice, section, deposit, lodge, stick, force, squeeze, cram, jam, crush, pack, thrust, ram, push, stow
Wedge as a Noun
Definitions of "Wedge" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “wedge” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- An object or piece of something shaped like a wedge.
- A shoe with a fairly high heel forming a solid block with the sole.
- A golf club with a low, angled face for maximum loft.
- A heel on a wedge shoe.
- A piece of wood, metal, etc. having one thick end and tapering to a thin edge, that is driven between two objects or parts of an object to secure or separate them.
- (golf) an iron with considerable loft and a broad sole.
- An iron with considerable loft and a broad sole.
- A shot made with a wedge.
- A large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States.
- Any shape that is triangular in cross section.
- A heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe.
- A block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object.
- A formation of people or animals in the shape of a wedge.
- Something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them.
- A diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation.
- Money or earnings.
Synonyms of "Wedge" as a noun (24 Words)
|bomber||A bomber jacket.|
Manny hand rolled a couple of bombers.
|chock||A support for a rounded structure, such as a cask or the hull of a boat.|
Their aircraft stood gently shuddering against their chocks.
|cuban sandwich||Two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them.|
|cuneus||Any shape that is triangular in cross section.|
|door stop||Anything providing a means of access (or escape.|
|grinder||A molar tooth.|
A coffee grinder.
|hacek||A diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation.|
|hero||A person who is admired for their courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities.|
RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain.
|hero sandwich||Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century.|
|hoagie||A large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States.|
|hoagy||A large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States.|
|italian sandwich||The Romance language spoken in Italy.|
|poor boy||People without possessions or wealth (considered as a group.|
|section||A land unit equal to 1 square mile.|
Metal sections were used below ground.
|segment||Each of the series of similar anatomical units of which the body and appendages of some animals are composed, such as the visible rings of an earthworm’s body.|
The market for private cars can be broken down into several segments.
|slice||A wound made by cutting.|
A slice of bread.
|sub||A submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes.|
The chief sub would be responsible for the look of the paper.
|submarine sandwich||A submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes.|
|torpedo||A small explosive device that is placed on a railroad track and fires when a train runs over it; the sound of the explosion warns the engineer of danger ahead.|
|triangle||A musical instrument consisting of a steel rod bent into a triangle and sounded by being struck with a small steel rod.|
An equilateral triangle.
|wedge heel||Something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them.|
|wedge shape||A heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe.|
Usage Examples of "Wedge" as a noun
- Davies hit a wedge to within a yard of the hole.
- A wedge of cheese.
- The door was secured by a wedge.
- He invested his wedge in stocks and shares.
- The wedge of horsemen crashed forward.
Wedge as a Verb
Definitions of "Wedge" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “wedge” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Squeeze like a wedge into a tight space.
- Put, fix, force, or implant.
- Force into a narrow space.
- Fix in position using a wedge.
Synonyms of "Wedge" as a verb (13 Words)
|cram||Study intensively, as before an exam.|
Lectures were called off so students could cram for the semester finals.
|crush||Crush or bruise.|
He crushed the paper in his hands.
|deposit||Put (something somewhere) firmly.|
The money had been deposited in a Swiss bank account.
|force||Urge or force a person to an action constrain or motivate.|
The back door of the bank was forced.
|jam||Push down forcibly.|
The mechanism jammed.
|lodge||Be a lodger stay temporarily.|
The image had lodged in her mind.
|pack||Load with a pack.|
He packs a gun and keeps it at the ready.
|push||Make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby.|
The crowd pushed forward.
|ram||Crash violently against something.|
He rammed his stick into the ground.
|squeeze||Squeeze someone tightly in your arms usually with fondness.|
She squeezed herself into her tightest pair of jeans.
|stick||Come or be in close contact with stick or hold together and resist separation.|
Stick the photo onto the corkboard.
|stow||Fill by packing tightly.|
Barney began stowing her luggage into the boot.
Usage Examples of "Wedge" as a verb
- The door was wedged open.
- She wedged her holdall between two bags.
Associations of "Wedge" (30 Words)
|adhere||Follow through or carry out a plan without deviation.|
The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism.
|branch||Of a tree or plant bear or send out branches.|
A branch of mathematics called graph theory.
|caulk||Seal a gap or seam with caulk.|
Use silicone caulk to ensure that you have an all season moisture seal.
|circle||Form or draw a circle around.|
They all sat round in a circle.
|conical||Having the shape of a cone.|
|drill||Similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored.|
A power tool for drilling wood.
|drum||The sound of a drum.|
I m drumming you if they come I m going.
|hole||Hit the ball into the hole.|
A fuel tank was holed by the attack and a fire started.
|impale||(of a coat of arms) adjoin (another coat of arms) on the same shield.|
His head was impaled on a pike and exhibited for all to see.
|machine||Turn shape mold or otherwise finish by machinery.|
A fax machine.
|offshoot||A side shoot or branch on a plant.|
Commercial offshoots of universities.
A perforated eardrum.
|pierce||Penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument.|
The scream pierced the night.
|pin||Attach or fasten with a pin or pins.|
He pinned the badge on to his lapel.
|pushing||The act of applying force in order to move something away.|
The pushing is good exercise.
|shaped||Shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass as by work or effort.|
Her oval shaped face.
|slot||Assign a time slot.|
Bob Dylan occupied the top slot for several weeks.
|stake||A pole or stake set up to mark something as the start or end of a race track.|
The corner of the lot was indicated by a stake.
|stick||In field hockey the foul play of raising the stick above the shoulder.|
Stick drawings of a man and girl.
|sticker||A small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf.|
Warning stickers on the glass.
|sting||Cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort.|
She smiled to take the sting out of her words.
|taper||Stick of wax with a wick in the middle.|
He lit the tapers in the silver candelabra.
|thatch||Cover with thatch.|
The rain drummed noisily on the thatch above her head.
|tube||The inner tube of a bicycle tyre.|
The wells were flooded and this water tubed off yielded a supply of 38 000 gallons per hour.
|twig||Branch out in a twiglike manner.|
Cutaneous nerve twigs.
|wattle||Interlace to form wattle.|