2. (tr. v.) to forcibly twist or wrench
3. (tr. v.) to shake someone's hand
4. (tr. v.) to obtain by force
5. (intr. v.) to squirm
6. (n.) a twist or the act of squeezingUSAGE EXAMPLE 1 :Every day the maid would wring out the water from the washed clothes and then hang them out to dry.USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :He is now beginning a fresh effort to wring concessions from China.