Extort and Wring

Extort

Show Definitions
Extort verb – To get (as money) by the use of force or threats.
Usage example: a school bully who was used to extorting lunch money from weaker kids

Wring is a synonym for extort in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Wring" instead a verb "Extort", when it comes to topics like force, exact, extract, get. popular alternative
Nearby Words: extortion, extorting
Synonyms for Extort

Wring

Show Definitions
Wring verb – To get (as money) by the use of force or threats.
Usage example: that bill collector is willing to do anything to wring money out of deadbeats

Extort is a synonym for wring in activity topic. You can use "Extort" instead a verb "Wring", if it concerns topics such as exact, twist, extract, get. popular alternative
Nearby Words: wringing, wringer
Synonyms for Wring

Common collocations

money extort money wring money
information extort information wring information
amounts extort amounts wring amounts
Cite this Source
Wring and Extort. (2016). Retrieved 2019, December 12, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/extort/wring
Extort & Wring. N.p., 2016. Web. 12 Dec. 2019. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/extort/wring>.
Wring or Extort. 2016. Accessed December 12, 2019. https://thesaurus.plus/related/extort/wring.

Synonyms for extort
Share this picture


Synonyms for wring
Share this picture

Google Ngram Viewer shows how "extort" and "wring" have occurred on timeline: