• Spraining Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sprain
• Sprain Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To weaken, as a joint, ligament, or muscle, by sudden and excessive exertion, as by wrenching; to overstrain, or stretch injuriously, but without luxation; as, to sprain ones ankle.
- (n.) The act or result of spraining; lameness caused by spraining; as, a bad sprain of the wrist.