astringe


astringe
verb
1. constrict or bind or draw together
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Lemon juice astringes the tissue in the mouth

Derivationally related forms: ↑astringent
Hypernyms: ↑compress, ↑constrict, ↑squeeze, ↑compact, ↑contract, ↑press
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s something

2. become constricted or compressed
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The cold substance astringes

Derivationally related forms: ↑astringent
Hypernyms: ↑constrict, ↑constringe, ↑narrow
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Astringe — As*tringe ([a^]s*tr[i^]nj ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Astringed} ( tr[i^]njd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Astringing} ( j[i^]ng).] [L. astringere; ad + stringere to draw tight. Cf. {Astrict}, and see {Strain}, v. t.] 1. To bind fast; to constrict; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • astringe — index constrict (compress) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • astringe — /euh strinj /, v.t., astringed, astringing. to compress; bind together; constrict. [1515 25; < L astringere to draw together, equiv. to a A 5 + stringere to draw; see STRINGENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • astringe — (ə strinjґ) to act as an astringent …   Medical dictionary

  • astringe — as·tringe || É™ strɪndÊ’ v. bind; contract …   English contemporary dictionary

  • astringe — as·tringe …   English syllables

  • astringe — /əˈstrɪndʒ/ (say uh strinj) verb (t) (astringed, astringing) to compress; bind together; constrict. {Latin astringere} …   Australian English dictionary

  • astringe —   v.t. bind; brace; restrict; constipate …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Astringed — Astringe As*tringe ([a^]s*tr[i^]nj ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Astringed} ( tr[i^]njd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Astringing} ( j[i^]ng).] [L. astringere; ad + stringere to draw tight. Cf. {Astrict}, and see {Strain}, v. t.] 1. To bind fast; to constrict; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astringing — Astringe As*tringe ([a^]s*tr[i^]nj ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Astringed} ( tr[i^]njd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Astringing} ( j[i^]ng).] [L. astringere; ad + stringere to draw tight. Cf. {Astrict}, and see {Strain}, v. t.] 1. To bind fast; to constrict; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English