wind

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈwɪnd/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/n. wɪnd, Literary waɪnd; v. wɪnd/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(wind for breath, also wīnd, Literary, for n.;wīnd for turns, coils, etc.)


Inflections of 'wind' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
winds
v 3rd person singular
winding
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
wound
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (For senses relating to curving, twining, twisting, etc.)
winded
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (For senses relating to breath or air)
wound
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (For senses relating to curving, twining, twisting, etc.)
winded
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (For senses relating to breath or air)

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: air in motion
Synonyms:
draft , breeze , gust , gale , blast , air current, mistral, flurry , blow , whiff, puff , whirlwind , flutter , wafting, zephyr, trade wind, sirocco, foehn, prevailing westerlies, Chinook, Zephyrus, Boreas
Sense: Noun: current trend
Synonyms:
trend , direction , tide , leaning , tendency , drift , current
Sense: Noun: breath
Synonyms:
breath , respiration, inhalation, breathing , air , inspiration
Sense: Noun: bend
Synonyms:
bend , curve , turn , arc, arch , crook
Sense: Noun: speech lacking substance
Synonyms:
hot air, gas , rhetoric, verbiage, humbug (slang), nonsense , codswallop (informal), empty talk
Sense: Noun: flatulence - UK, informal
Synonyms:
gas (US), flatulence, farts (slang), intestinal gas (US)
Sense: Verb: meander
Synonyms:
meander, twist , weave , twist and turn, zigzag, snake , loop , turn , twine, ramble , swerve , deviate, serpentine
Sense: Verb: coil
Synonyms:
coil , wrap , entwine, corkscrew, curl , reel , spiral, twist , furl

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