Dictionary Results for wind


1. wind - noun

· 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"

Synonym(s): air_current, current_of_air

Hypernym(s): weather, weather_condition, conditions, atmospheric_condition




2. wind - noun

· a tendency or force that influences events; "the winds of change"

Hypernym(s): influence




3. wind - noun

· breath; "the collision knocked the wind out of him"

Hypernym(s): exhalation, expiration, breathing_out




4. wind - noun

· empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"

Synonym(s): malarkey, malarky, idle_words, jazz, nothingness

Hypernym(s): talk, talking




5. wind - noun

· an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"

Synonym(s): tip, lead, steer, confidential_information, hint

Hypernym(s): guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction




6. wind - noun

· a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by bellows or the human breath

Synonym(s): wind_instrument

Hypernym(s): musical_instrument, instrument




7. wind - noun

· a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

Synonym(s): fart, farting, flatus, breaking_wind

Hypernym(s): reflex, reflex_response, reflex_action, instinctive_reflex, innate_reflex, inborn_reflex, unconditioned_reflex, physiological_reaction




8. wind - noun

· the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"

Synonym(s): winding, twist

Hypernym(s): rotation, rotary_motion




9. wind - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): weave, thread, meander, wander

Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote




10. wind - verb

· extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest"

Synonym(s): twist, curve

Hypernym(s): be




11. wind - verb

· arrange or or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child"

Synonym(s): wrap, roll, twine

Hypernym(s): move, displace

Antonym(s): unwind




12. wind - verb

· catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"

Synonym(s): scent, nose

Hypernym(s): smell




13. wind - verb

· coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch"

Synonym(s): wind_up

Hypernym(s): tighten, fasten




14. wind - verb

· form into a wreath

Synonym(s): wreathe

Hypernym(s): intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace




15. wind - verb

· raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"

Synonym(s): hoist, lift

Hypernym(s): raise, lift, elevate, get_up, bring_up





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