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wind2

wind2

pronunciation:
waInd
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
wind down, wind up
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: winds, winding, wound
definition 1: to follow or to have a bending or turning course.
The trail wound through the woods.
synonyms:
curve, meander, snake, zigzag
similar words:
bend, loop, turn, twist
definition 2: to turn around a thing.
The snake wound around the tree branch.
synonyms:
spiral, twist
similar words:
climb, curl, twine, wrap
definition 3: to make into a ball or put onto a spool; roll.
She wound the yarn.
definition 4: to cover with or wrap.
The doctor wound the bandage around his arm.
synonyms:
twist, wrap
similar words:
encircle, loop, roll, twirl
definition 5: to turn through a series of motions.
He wound the crank.
synonyms:
rotate, turn
similar words:
crank
definition 6: to make work by tightening the spring of.
Every night he wound the clock.
phrase: wind down
phrase: wind up
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a single turn or twist.
Give it one more wind.
synonyms:
turn, twist
Homophone Note
The words wind2 and whined (past tense of "whine") sound alike but have different meanings.