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Noun: wind  wind
  1. 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";
    - air current, current of air
     
  2. A tendency or force that influences events
    "the winds of change"
     
  3. Air in the lungs, esp. as required to breath and function normally
    "the collision knocked the wind out of him";
    - breath
     
  4. Empty rhetoric, insincere or exaggerated talk
    "that's a lot of wind";
    - malarkey, malarky, idle words, jazz, nothingness
     
  5. An indication of potential opportunity
    "he got a wind on the stock market";
    - tip, lead, steer, confidential information, hint
     
  6. A musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
    - wind instrument, breath
     
  7. A reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
    - flatus, breaking wind
Verb: wind  wind
  1. Catch the scent of; get wind of
    - scent, nose
Verb: wind[2] (wound)  wInd
  1. Coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem
    "wind your watch"; "wind up your watch";
    - wind up
     
  2. Raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
    - hoist, lift
     
  3. Form into a wreath
    - wreathe
     
  4. Arrange or coil around
    - wrap, roll, twine
     
  5. To move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    - weave, thread, meander, wander
     
  6. Extend in curves and turns
    - twist, curve
Noun: wind[2]  wInd
  1. The act of winding or twisting
    "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind";
    - winding, twist

Sounds like: win, wind, whined

Derived forms: winded, winding, winds, wound

Type of: atmospheric condition, be, breathing out, bring up, conditions, counsel, counseling [US], counselling [Brit, Cdn], direction, displace, elevate, enlace, entwine, exhalation, expiration, fasten, get up, go, guidance, inborn reflex, influence, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, instrument, interlace, intertwine, lace, lift, locomote, move, musical instrument, physiological reaction, raise, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, rotary motion, rotation, smell, talk, talking, tighten, travel, twine, unconditioned reflex, weather, weather condition

Antonym: unwind

Encyclopedia: Wind, Sand and Stars