简明英汉词典

torture
[5tC:tFE]
n.
折磨, 痛苦, 拷问, 拷打
vt.
拷问, 曲解, 折磨, 使弯曲

美国传统词典[双解]

torture
tor.ture
AHD:[t?r“ch…r]
D.J.[6t%8rt.*]
K.K.[6t%rt.+]
n.(名词)

(1)

Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.
拷打;酷刑:作为惩罚或压制手段而施用的肉体上刑罚

(2)

An instrument or a method for inflicting such pain.
刑具:造成这种痛苦的工具或手段

(3)

Excruciating physical or mental pain; agony:
折磨:难以忍受的肉体或精神上的痛苦;剧痛:
the torture of waiting in suspense.
在不知结果中等待的痛苦

(4)

Something causing severe pain or anguish.
引起剧烈的疼痛或痛苦的事物
v.tr.(及物动词)
tor.turedtor.tur.ingtor.tures

(1)

To subject (a person or an animal) to torture.
拷打:将(人或动物)置于酷刑之下

(2)

To bring great physical or mental pain upon (another).See Synonyms at afflict
折磨,虐待:使(他人)承受巨大的身体或精神痛苦参见 afflict

(3)

To twist or turn abnormally; distort:
弯曲:使弯曲得不正常;使成为畸形:
torture a rule to make it fit a case.
把尺子弄弯使其能够量箱子

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Old French
源自 古法语

(3)

from Late Latin tort?a
源自 后期拉丁语 tort?a

(4)

from Latin tortus [past participle of] torqu?re [to twist] * see tortuous
源自 拉丁语 tortus [] torqu?re的过去分词 [弯曲] *参见 tortuous

继承用法

torturer
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

torture
[5tC:tFE(r)]
n.

(1)

严刑,酷刑

(2)

(身心上的)苦恼,痛苦,折磨

(3)

苦刑;拷打;拷问

词性变化

torture
vt.
-tured, -turing
施以苦刑;拷打;拷问;折磨

现代英汉综合大辞典

torture
[5tC:tFE]
n.

(1)

拷问[打]; 刑讯

(2)

[常用复]折磨; 痛苦, 苦恼

(3)

猛烈的扭折, 打击
suffer torture from
因...受痛苦
the tortures of jealousy
妒忌的折磨

词性变化

torture
[5tC:tFE]
vt.
拷问[打]; (使受)折磨; 曲解(out of; into); 扭弯, 扭折

继承用法

torturable
adj.

torturedly
adv.

torturer
n.

torturesome
adj.

词性变化

torturing
adj.
拷问的; 使受苦的; 使痛苦的

torturous
[`tR:tFErEs]
adj.
使痛苦的; 充满痛苦的; 苦恼的

参考词汇
torment    

英文相关词典

torture
agonize    distress    harrow    inflame    pain    persecute    plague    torment    

美国传统词典

torture
tor.ture
AHD:[t?r“ch…r]
D.J.[6t%8rt.*]
K.K.[6t%rt.+]
n.

(1)

Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.

(2)

An instrument or a method for inflicting such pain.

(3)

Excruciating physical or mental pain; agony:
the torture of waiting in suspense.

(4)

Something causing severe pain or anguish.
v.tr.
tor.tured, tor.tur.ing, tor.tures

(1)

To subject (a person or an animal) to torture.

(2)

To bring great physical or mental pain upon (another).See Synonyms at afflict

(3)

To twist or turn abnormally; distort:
torture a rule to make it fit a case.

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Old French

(3)

from Late Latin tort?a

(4)

from Latin tortus [past participle of] torqu?re [to twist] * see tortuous

继承用法

torturer
n.

英汉法学大词典

torture
v.动刑 ,拷打,酷刑,掠治,上刑,刑,刑讯,用刑

英汉化学大词典

torture
n.曲解,折磨;vt.使...翘曲,曲解,折磨,使...痛苦

英汉计算机大词典

torture
n.曲解(折磨);vt.使...翘曲(曲解,折磨

英汉建筑大词典

torture
vt.使翘曲

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