Strain - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 31/05/2019

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Strain.

5 letter answer(s) to strain

  1. have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms); "pandas rarely breed in captivity"; "These bacteria reproduce"
  2. a special type; "Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs"
  3. cause to procreate (animals); "She breeds dogs"
  4. a special variety of domesticated animals within a species;
  5. copulate with a female, used especially of horses; "The horse covers the mare"
  6. call forth
  1. put to use; "exert one's power or influence"
  2. have and exercise; "wield power and authority"
  3. make a great effort at a mental or physical task; "exert oneself"
  1. distinguish and separate out; "sift through the job candidates"
  2. separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements; "sift the flour"
  3. check and sort carefully; "sift the information"
  4. a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
  5. examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants"

6 letter answer(s) to strain

  1. the perception of pleasant arrangements of musical notes
  2. a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence;
  1. put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"
  2. to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
  3. test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"
  4. the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); "he put the stress on the wrong syllable"
  5. (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body; "the intensity of stress is expressed in units of force divided by units of area"
  6. (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense; "he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"; "stress is a vasoconstrictor"
  7. difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension;
  8. special emphasis attached to something; "the stress was more on accuracy than on speed"
  9. Pressure

9 letter answer(s) to strain

  1. exert (oneself) excessively and go beyond one's strength; "don't overexert yourself when exercising!"

3 letter answer(s) to strain

  1. make a charge against or accuse; "They taxed him failure to appear in court"
  2. charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
  3. use to the limit; "you are taxing my patience"
  4. levy
  5. levy a tax on; "The State taxes alcohol heavily"; "Clothing is not taxed in our state"
  6. set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)

4 letter answer(s) to strain

  1. adjust the pitches of (musical instruments); "My piano needs to be tuned"
  2. adjust for (better) functioning; "tune the engine"
  3. the adjustment of a radio receiver or other circuit to a required frequency
  4. the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch; "he cannot sing in tune"; "the clarinet was out of tune"
  5. a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence;

Other crossword clues with similar answers to 'Strain'

Adjust for better performance
Adjust the pitch of
Adjust, as a radio
Afghan or Tibetan
Aging agent
Airedale, e.g., for dogs
An aspect of pronunciation bringing trouble
Animal variety
Anxiety of rest working on board
Apply (a force)
Apply (pressure)
Apply for release, with royal taking place of politician
Apply to be specialist? No pressure!
Apply with might
Apply, as pressure
Boston Tea Party issue
Boxer, for one
Bring (force) to bear
Bring into resonance
Bring to bear
Bring to proper pitch
Burmese, e.g.
Cash register calculation
Cause of some fractures
Cause of worry lines
Cigarettes have it
Common add-on
Composer's output
Consultant has no power to influence operation
Cost increaser
Dalmatian or Pomeranian
Earworm, e.g.
Elevated benefit in my song?
Emphasise physical and emotional tension
Emphasise small lock of hair
Employ, as strength
Ensure that a G is actual
Exemplar of leakiness
Exercise authority having taken lead on project
Fancy woman sacrificing main artery to put weight on!
Female is capsizing in something riddled with holes
Fix a flat?
Force small boy to leave rejected 21As
Force the centre of basic lock
Get ready to play, say
Good thing to be sheltere
Head over to Spain by air
Highlight small curl of hair
Highlight small lock
I.R.S.'s share
Ignore, with "out"
It doesn't hold water
It may be hard to carry
It may have a hook
It may have its own regis
It won't hold water
It's carried at a karaoke
It's hard for some people
It's whistleable
Job woe
Jukebox choice
Kennel club classificatio
Kennel club info
Kennel club listing
Kind of shelter
Kitchen utensil
Kitchen utensil is returned by woman finally leaving flat
Kitchen utensil with a me
Lhasa apso or Labrador
Line on a cash register r
Line on a receipt
Livestock classification
Make a strenuous effort to disregard hint of presumption in scientific witness
Make less sharp, maybe
Make, as an effort
Mate and have offspring
Mental strain
Merino, for one
Musical line
Not a good person with se
Occupational hazard, ofte
Often-carried thing
Organized notes
Particular emphasis
Pay cut
Poodle or dachshund, e.g.
Press hard on
Pressure or tension
Pressure, tension
Price add-on
Produce in a reactor
Pull a few strings?
Purchase price addition
Push (oneself)
Push to the limit
Put a strain on
Put forth
Put forth, as effort
Put forth, in a way
Put out, as effort
Put to work
Riddle is about the first lady
Rodent casing area with horn-playing in lordly residence
Roman official missing ridicule in song
Screening device
See pitch isn't flat before starting to play
Series of notes
Shetland, e.g.
Small son retaining very French accent
Some people have trouble
Something to sing along t
Something to whistle
Son, very French, beginning to suffer tension
Spaghetti strainer
Specialist after releasing pressure put in effort
Spend, as energy
Strain is mounting and getting on top of the First Lady
Straining utensil
Symbol of leakiness
Tension disturbed rest on ship
The sound of music
Thing to hum or whistle
Type A problem
Ulcer cause, in popular b
Use energetically
Use with effort
Utensil used with flour
Utensil with many holes
Weigh down
What an assessor assesses
Whistler's whistle
Whistler's whistle, maybe
Wield, as influence
Wield, as power
Woman at the outset is picking up kitchen accessory
Word after sales or incom
Work to achieve harmony
Worry lover's dropped note

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