wedge - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participlewedging
past tensewedged
past participlewedged
  1. 1
    to fix something in position with a wedge
    wedge something open/shut:

    You’ll have to wedge the window open.

  2. 2
    to fix something tightly or in a small space
    wedge something under/behind etc something:

    The phone was wedged under his chin.