A painful or straitened circumstance.
An injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed.
A slight but appreciable amount.
Dutch: snufje, snuifje
A sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action.
Roget 630: requirement, need, wants, necessities; necessaries, necessaries of life; stress, exigency, pinch, sine qua non, matter of necessity; case of need, case of life or death. needfulness, ... show more
Dutch: nood, noodgeval
A small sharp bite or snip.
A squeeze with the fingers.
The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal).
Dutch: aanhouding, arrest, arrestatie, grijpen, stilstand, vastgrijpen
Polish: aresztowanie, zatrzymanie
Squeeze tightly between the fingers:
— He pinched her behind.
Dutch: knellen, spannen, wringen
Make ridges into by pinching together.
Make off with belongings of others.
Dutch: verdonkeremanen, ontwenden, stelen, ontvreemden
Cut the top off.
Dutch: aftoppen, toppen
Irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear:
— The pain is as if sharp points pinch your back.
Moby thesaurus: abstract, ace, acute pain, afflict, agonize, ail, alternate, alternative, and, annex, apprehend, apprehension, approach, appropriate, arrest, arrestation, arrestment, atom, backup, bag ... show more.
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