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English noun: tweak

1. tweak (act) a squeeze with the fingers


Broader (hypernym)squeeze, squeezing

English verb: tweak

1. tweak (contact) pinch or squeeze sharply

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)nip, pinch, squeeze, tweet, twinge, twitch

2. tweak (contact) pull or pull out sharply

SamplesPluck the flowers off the bush.

Synonymspick off, pluck, pull off

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)draw, force, pull

Narrower (hyponym)tweeze

Verb groupdraw away, draw off, pull off

3. tweak (change) adjust finely

SamplesFine-tune the engine.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)tune, tune up

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