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To twist or turn, especially in order to fix something firmly
“Place the screw through the item to be installed and screw it into the plug.”
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To fasten or tighten with a screw or screws
“Apply hot glue along the inside edge of the lid and, while it is still hot, screw the lid onto the jar.”
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To physically distort or contort something
“Trying hard not to screw his face in disgust, Freid shook his head.”
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To cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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“Trouble's, it's just a pointless greatest hits album to steal your cash and screw you.”
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To extort something, especially money, from someone by putting them under strong pressure
“These lenders should stop trying to screw a profit out of their borrowers.”
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To have amorous relations with (someone)
“I want you to listen to me. I'm going to say this again. I did not screw that woman.”
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To shape badly or incorrectly
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To let someone down by abandoning or neglecting them
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To obtain with great effort or difficulty
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To put securely in place or in the desired position
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To urge or push inward through force
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To coil something (around something else)
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To expend or use less time, money, or material on something than is necessary
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To leave behind or stop caring for someone or something
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To crumple or crush into a compact, amorphous shape or ball
Noun
Plural for a short, slender, sharp-pointed metal pin with a raised helical thread running around it
“It has two parallel blocks of wood connected by a large screw with a handle.”
Noun
Plural for an act of turning or twisting, or the fact of having twists and turns
“The screw rotates the wheel bolt immediately by a screw into the threaded holes.”
Noun
Plural for a ship's or aircraft's propeller (considered as acting like a screw in moving through water or air)
“On the next day, divers confirmed that the ship's screw had hit the submarine.”
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Plural for a guard, especially in a prison
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Plural for a device that mechanically fastens
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Plural for an act of primal intimacy
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Screwback or backspin
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Plural for a miserly or stingy person
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Plural for a type of horse
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Plural for a fastening made by looping a piece of material on itself and tightening it
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Plural for a slight line or fold in something, especially fabric or the skin of the face
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Plural for a point at which something turns or bends
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