What does astringe mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. astringeverb

    constrict or bind or draw together

    "Lemon juice astringes the tissue in the mouth"

  2. astringeverb

    become constricted or compressed

    "The cold substance astringes"


  1. astringeverb

    To constrict, to compress

  2. astringeverb

    To become constricted or compressed

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To ASTRINGEverb

    To press by contraction; to make the parts draw together.

    Etymology: astringo, Lat.

    Tears are caused by a contraction of the spirits of the brain; which contraction, by consequence, astringeth the moisture of the brain, and thereby sendeth tears into the eyes. Francis Bacon.


  1. astringe

    Astringe refers to the ability of a substance to constrict, bind, or tighten body tissues, often reducing the flow of bodily secretions such as sweat, mucus, or blood. This term is commonly used in medicinal contexts, such as describing the effects of certain herbs or treatments.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Astringeverb

    to bind fast; to constrict; to contract; to cause parts to draw together; to compress

  2. Astringeverb

    to bind by moral or legal obligation

  3. Etymology: [L. astringere; ad + stringere to draw tight. Cf. Astrict, and see Strain, v. t.]

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  2. angrites

  3. angstier

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  5. gantries

  6. granites

  7. inert gas

  8. ingrates

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  10. Tangiers

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of astringe in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of astringe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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