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1. a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments
2. The act or result of spraining; lameness caused by spraining; as, a bad sprain of the wrist.
3. twist suddenly so as to sprain
wrench one's ankle|The wrestler twisted his shoulder|the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell|I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days
4. 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 one's ankle.