Meaning of “wrench” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /rentʃ/
wrench sth from/off, etc sb/sth

to pull something violently away from a fixed position:

The phone had been wrenched off the wall.

to injure part of your body by turning it suddenly:

I wrenched my right shoulder playing tennis.

(Definition of “wrench verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)