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Noun: wound  woond
  1. An injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    - lesion
  2. (military) a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    - injury, combat injury
  3. A figurative injury (to your feelings or pride)
    "he feared that mentioning it might reopen the wound"; "deep in her breast lives the silent wound"; "The right reader of a good poem can tell the moment it strikes him that he has taken an immortal wound--that he will never get over it"
  4. The act of inflicting a wound
    - wounding
Verb: wound  woond
  1. Cause injuries or bodily harm to
    - injure
  2. Cause (somebody) emotional pain or offence
    - hurt, injure, bruise, offend, spite
Verb: wind[2] (wound)  wInd
  1. Coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem
    - 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

Derived forms: wounding, wounded, wounds

Type of: arouse, be, bring up, damage, displace, distress, elevate, elicit, enkindle, enlace, entwine, evoke, fasten, fire, get up, go, harm, hurt, injury, interlace, intertwine, kindle, lace, lift, locomote, loss, move, personnel casualty, provoke, raise, scathe [archaic], suffering, tighten, trauma, travel, twine

Antonym: unwind

Encyclopedia: Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing