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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Turn (the hand or forearm) so that the back is downward or backward, or turn out (the leg).

Usage examples (7)
  • He then asks the patient to supinate his hands and close his eyes.
  • If you do it palm down, when you get to ninety degrees, turn your hand so that it is palm up, and you can see that it is also used to supinate the hand.
  • I supinate (under-pronate) and I fell twice in these shoes because my ankle rolled.
  • Those who have high arches supinate, or under-pronate, and may need cushioning shoes. for more
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