Definitions For Strain

noun

  • The act of singing
  • An intense or violent exertion
  • An effortful attempt to attain a goal
  • The general meaning or substance of an utterance
  • A succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
  • A special variety of domesticated animals within a species
  • (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
  • (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • Injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain
  • (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress
  • Difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
  • To injure (a body part or muscle) by too much tension, use, or effort
  • To try very hard to do or get something
  • To be pulled or stretched in a forceful way

verb

  • Cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious
  • Alter the shape of (something) by stress
  • To exert much effort or energy
  • Use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity
  • Rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender
  • Remove by passing through a filter
  • Separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
  • Become stretched or tense or taut
  • Test the limits of

Is Strain a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
6
Words with Friends
7

The word Strain is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Strain in a Sentence

  • I strained my back trying to lift the couch.
  • Too much computer work strains the eyes.
  • He strained a muscle in his leg.

Synonyms for Strain

Antonyms for Strain

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