Wind Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Wind? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Words starting with Wind, Antonyms, Words ending with Wind, Synonyms, Derivations, Related sentences, Example sentences, How to pronounce and more...

Wind meaning

Word: Wind

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Noun

Definitions:

1. The perceptible natural movement of the air, especially in the form of a current of air blowing from a particular direction.

Example sentences: "The wind howled about the building"

2. Breath as needed in physical exertion or in speech.

Example sentences: "He waited while Jez got his wind back"

3. Air swallowed while eating or gas generated in the stomach and intestines by digestion.

Example sentences: "The fruit, its oils and the kernel were traditionally used to treat severe acid stomach, excess wind, fatigue after menstruation and the common cold."

4. Wind instruments, or specifically woodwind instruments, forming a band or a section of an orchestra.

Example sentences: "These passages are most suitable for wind alone"

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Cause (someone) to have difficulty breathing because of exertion or a blow to the stomach.

Example sentences: "The fall nearly winded him"

2. Detect the presence of (a person or animal) by scent.

3. Sound (a bugle or call) by blowing.

Verb

Definitions:

1. Move in or take a twisting or spiral course.

Example sentences: "The path wound among olive trees"

2. Pass (something) around a thing or person so as to encircle or enfold.

Example sentences: "He wound a towel around his midriff"

3. Make (a clock or other device, typically one operated by clockwork) operate by turning a key or handle.

Example sentences: "He wound City Hall's clock every day until he retired at the age of 92"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A twist or turn in a course.

2. A single turn made when winding.


Synonyms:

breeze

tide

wrap

weave

meander

wriggle

wander

twist

roll

curve

lead

air current

current of air

drift

trend

direction

twine

bend

flatus

gas


Antonyms:

water

unwind

relax


Derivations:

windstorm

winding

winder

windage

windy

windless


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Wind in Other Languages...

Spanish: Viento

German: Wind

French: Vent

Italian: Vento

Turkish: Rüzgar


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