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Wind (IPA: /ˈwaɪnd/, /ˈwɪnd/)


Wind (v. t.)

To turn completely, or with repeated turns; especially, to turn about something fixed; to cause to form convolutions about anything; to coil; to twine; to twist; to wreathe; as, to wind thread on a spool or into a ball.

Wind (v. t.)

To entwist; to infold; to encircle.

Wind (v. t.)

To have complete control over; to turn and bend at one's pleasure; to vary or alter or will; to regulate; to govern.

Wind (v. t.)

To introduce by insinuation; to insinuate.

Wind (v. t.)

To cover or surround with something coiled about; as, to wind a rope with twine.

Wind (v. i.)

To turn completely or repeatedly; to become coiled about anything; to assume a convolved or spiral form; as, vines wind round a pole.

Wind (v. i.)

To have a circular course or direction; to crook; to bend; to meander; as, to wind in and out among trees.

Wind (v. i.)

To go to the one side or the other; to move this way and that; to double on one's course; as, a hare pursued turns and winds.

Wind (n.)

The act of winding or turning; a turn; a bend; a twist; a winding.

Wind (n.)

Air naturally in motion with any degree of velocity; a current of air.

Wind (n.)

Air artificially put in motion by any force or action; as, the wind of a cannon ball; the wind of a bellows.

Wind (n.)

Breath modulated by the respiratory and vocal organs, or by an instrument.

Wind (n.)

Power of respiration; breath.

Wind (n.)

Air or gas generated in the stomach or bowels; flatulence; as, to be troubled with wind.

Wind (n.)

Air impregnated with an odor or scent.

Wind (n.)

A direction from which the wind may blow; a point of the compass; especially, one of the cardinal points, which are often called the four winds.

Wind (n.)

A disease of sheep, in which the intestines are distended with air, or rather affected with a violent inflammation. It occurs immediately after shearing.

Wind (n.)

Mere breath or talk; empty effort; idle words.

Wind (n.)

The dotterel.

Wind (v. t.)

To expose to the wind; to winnow; to ventilate.

Wind (v. t.)

To perceive or follow by the scent; to scent; to nose; as, the hounds winded the game.

Wind (v. t.)

To drive hard, or force to violent exertion, as a horse, so as to render scant of wind; to put out of breath.

Wind (v. t.)

To rest, as a horse, in order to allow the breath to be recovered; to breathe.

Wind (v. t.)

To blow; to sound by blowing; esp., to sound with prolonged and mutually involved notes.

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Flow of gases or air on a large scale

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German band

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Dissolved Italian telecom operator

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1992 film by Carroll Ballard

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NASA satellite

Wind Synonyms

Air Current, Current Of Air

Wind Synonyms

Breaking Wind, Fart, Farting, Flatus

Wind Synonyms

Jazz, Idle Words, Nothingness

Wind Synonyms

Hint, Confidential Information, Lead, Steer, Tip

Wind Synonyms

Wind Instrument

Wind Synonyms

Winding, Twist

Wind Synonyms

Hoist, Lift

Wind Synonyms

Scent, Nose, Scent Out

Wind Synonyms

Curve, Twist

Wind Synonyms

Wander, Meander, Weave, Thread

Wind Synonyms

Wind Up

Wind Synonyms

Twine, Wrap, Wrap Up, Roll Up, Roll

Wind Synonyms

Wreathe

Wind (Last Name / Surname)

Wind is the #13,233 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 2,308 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Wind in Spanish is Viento

Tagalog Translation

Wind in Tagalog is Hangin

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (repeated line) Everytime someone tells me they care about me, they wind up leaving me." - Fat Albert (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [from trailer] You'll never be the racer you once were! You can't turn back the clock, kid... but you can wind it up again." - Cars 3

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Wind Blade shortened] Attack!! Wind Blade!" - Tales of Vesperia

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A little water makes a sea, a small puff of wind a Tempest." - Thomas Browne

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Across the silent stream Where the dream-shadows go, From the dim blue Hill of Dream I have heard the west wind blow." - Dreams


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