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English noun: tweak

1. tweak (act) a squeeze with the fingers


Synonymspinch


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.


Synonymsfine-tune


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)tune, tune up









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