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wind1

wind1

pronunciation:
wInd
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
get wind of
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: air as it moves naturally over the surface of the earth.
The wind blew papers across the park.
synonyms:
air
similar words:
blast, breeze, draft, gale, southerly
definition 2: a stream of air produced by any other means.
The wind from the fan keeps me cool.
similar words:
air, breeze, current, draft, ventilation
definition 3: breath; breathing.
After running hard he was out of wind.
synonyms:
breath
similar words:
aspiration, breathing, expiration, inhalation, respiration
phrase: get wind of
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: winds, winding, winded
definition: to make short of breath.
The run winded him.
similar words:
exhaust, tire, wear out
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  • windy:
    having a strong wind.
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