Winch Synonyms & Definitions

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• WinchDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A crank with a handle, for giving motion to a machine, a grindstone, etc.
  2. (n.) A wince.
  3. (n.) A kick, as of a beast, from impatience or uneasiness.
  4. (n.) An instrument with which to turn or strain something forcibly.
  5. (n.) An axle or drum turned by a crank with a handle, or by power, for raising weights, as from the hold of a ship, from mines, etc.; a windlass.
  6. (v. i.) To wince; to shrink; to kick with impatience or uneasiness.