Synonyms of sprain


1. sprain, wrench, twist, pull

usage: a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments


1. twist, sprain, wrench, turn, wrick, rick, injure, wound

usage: 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"

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Definition and meaning of sprain (Dictionary)