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wind

wind as in to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
  • "the river winds through the hills"
  • "the path meanders through the vineyards"
  • "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"

Synonyms

  • weavepattern of weaving or structure of a fabric ; interlace by or as if by weaving ; create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton; sway from side to side ; to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
  • threada fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving ; any long object resembling a thin line; the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together; the raised helical rib going around a screw ; to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; pass a thread through; remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string; pass through or into; thread on or as if on a string
  • meanderto move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; a bend or curve, as in a stream or river ; an aimless amble on a winding course
  • wandermove about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; go via an indirect route or at no set pace; to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
wind as in extend in curves and turns
  • "The road winds around the lake"
  • "the path twisted through the forest"

Synonyms

  • twistto move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; turn in the opposite direction; form into a spiral shape; form into twists; extend in curves and turns; do the twist ; twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates; practice sophistry; twist suddenly so as to sprain; an unforeseen development; an interpretation of a text or action; any clever maneuver; the act of rotating rapidly; a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments; a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight ; a circular segment of a curve; a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself ; a jerky pulling movement ; a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair ; social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music; the act of winding or twisting; turning or twisting around (in place)
  • curveturn sharply; extend in curves and turns; form an arch or curve; bend or cause to bend; form a curl, curve, or kink; the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes ; a line on a graph representing data ; a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter ; the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface ; curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
wind as in arrange or or coil around
  • "roll your hair around your finger"
  • "Twine the thread around the spool"
  • "She wrapped her arms around the child"

Synonyms

  • wrapcloak that is folded or wrapped around a person ; a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla ; the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped ; arrange or fold as a cover or protection; arrange or or coil around; enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; crash into so as to coil around
  • rollrotary motion of an object around its own axis; a list of names; a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore ; photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light ; a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals) ; a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.); small rounded bread either plain or sweet ; a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells) ; the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously ; a document that can be rolled up (as for storage) ; anything rolled up in cylindrical form ; the act of throwing dice ; walking with a swaying gait ; a flight maneuver; the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling) ; move by turning over or rotating; move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; occur in soft rounded shapes; flatten or spread with a roller; emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound; arrange or or coil around; begin operating or running; shape by rolling; execute a roll, in tumbling; sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity ; move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; move, rock, or sway from side to side; cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis; pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/; boil vigorously; take the shape of a roll or cylinder; show certain properties when being rolled
  • twinea lightweight cord ; spin, wind, or twist together; arrange or or coil around; make by twisting together or intertwining; form into a spiral shape
wind as in catch the scent of
  • "get wind of"
  • "The dog nosed out the drugs"

Synonyms

  • scentcause to smell or be smelly ; catch the scent of; apply perfume to; a distinctive odor that is pleasant ; an odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced ; any property detected by the olfactory system
  • nosesearch or inquire in a meddlesome way; advance the forward part of with caution; catch the scent of; push or move with the nose ; rub noses ; defeat by a narrow margin ; the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft); the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon; a small distance; a symbol of inquisitiveness; the sense of smell (especially in animals); a natural skill; a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
wind as in coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem
  • "wind your watch"

Synonyms

  • wind upfinally be or do something; give a preliminary swing to the arm pitching ; stimulate sexually; coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem
wind as in form into a wreath

    Synonyms

    • wreathemove with slow, sinuous movements ; decorate or deck with wreaths; form into a wreath
    wind as in raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
    • "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"

    Synonyms

    • hoistlifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects ; raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; move from one place to another by lifting; raise
    • liftthe act of giving temporary assistance ; the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity ; the event of something being raised upward; a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground ; a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill ; a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg ; one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot ; lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building ; plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable) ; a ride in a car; the act of raising something; raise from a lower to a higher position; take hold of something and move it to a different location; move upwards; move upward; make audible; cancel officially; make off with belongings of others ; raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; invigorate or heighten; raise in rank or condition; take off or away by decreasing; rise up; pay off (a mortgage) ; take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; take illegally; fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means; take (root crops) out of the ground; call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs ; rise upward, as from pressure or moisture; put an end to; remove (hair) by scalping ; remove from a seedbed or from a nursery; remove from a surface; perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face
    wind as in air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    • "trees bent under the fierce winds"
    • "when there is no wind, row"
    • "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"

    Synonyms

    • air currentair moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    • current of airair moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    wind as in a tendency or force that influences events
    • "the winds of change"
    wind as in breath
    • "the collision knocked the wind out of him"
    wind as in empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    • "that's a lot of wind"
    • "don't give me any of that jazz"

    Synonyms

    • malarkeyempty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    • malarkyempty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    • idle wordsempty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    • jazzplay something in the style of jazz ; have sexual intercourse with; empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles ; a style of dance music popular in the 1920s
    • nothingnessthe state of nonexistence ; empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    wind as in an indication of potential opportunity
    • "he got a tip on the stock market"
    • "a good lead for a job"

    Synonyms

    • tipthe extreme end of something; a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter) ; an indication of potential opportunity; a V shape; the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill); cause to tilt; mark with a tip; give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on; cause to topple or tumble by pushing ; to incline or bend from a vertical position; walk on one's toes ; strike lightly; give insider information or advise to; remove the tip from
    • leadtake somebody somewhere; produce as a result or residue; tend to or result in; travel in front of; cause to undertake a certain action; stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; be in charge of; be ahead of others; be conducive to; lead, as in the performance of a composition; lead, extend, or afford access; move ahead (of others) in time or space ; cause something to pass or lead somewhere; preside over; an advantage held by a competitor in a race; a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; evidence pointing to a possible solution; a position of being the initiator of something and an example that others will follow (especially in the phrase `take the lead'); the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile) ; the introductory section of a story; (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning ; an actor who plays a principal role ; (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base; an indication of potential opportunity; a news story of major importance ; the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine ; restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal ; thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing ; mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire; the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge
    • steeran indication of potential opportunity; castrated bull ; direct the course; direct (oneself) somewhere; be a guiding or motivating force or drive
    • confidential informationan indication of potential opportunity
    • hintdrop a hint; an indirect suggestion; a slight indication ; a slight but appreciable amount; a just detectable amount; an indication of potential opportunity
    wind as in a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by bellows or the human breath

      Synonyms

      • wind instrumenta musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by bellows or the human breath
      wind as in a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

        Synonyms

        • fartexpel intestinal gases through the anus ; a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
        • fartinga reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
        • flatusa reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
        • breaking winda reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
        wind as in the act of winding or twisting
        • "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"

        Synonyms

        • windingthe act of winding or twisting; marked by repeated turns and bends; of a path e.g.
        • twistto move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; turn in the opposite direction; form into a spiral shape; form into twists; extend in curves and turns; do the twist ; twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates; practice sophistry; twist suddenly so as to sprain; an unforeseen development; an interpretation of a text or action; any clever maneuver; the act of rotating rapidly; a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments; a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight ; a circular segment of a curve; a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself ; a jerky pulling movement ; a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair ; social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music; the act of winding or twisting; turning or twisting around (in place)