A circular segment of a curve:
— A bend in the road.
Dutch: bocht, draai
Movement that causes the formation of a curve.
Curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.).
Dutch: bocht, buiging, flexuur, kromming
Polish: skręt, zakręt
An angular or rounded shape made by folding:
— A bend of his elbow.
Dutch: kreukel, plooi, soufflé, vouw
Polish: zagięcie, przegięcie, zgięcie, załamanie
A town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range.
Diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left.
synonym: bend dexter.
Form a curve:
— The stick does not bend.
Roget 725: succumb, submit, yeild, bend, resign, defer to. lay down one's arms, deliver up one's arms; lower colors, haul down colors, strike one's flag, strike colors. surrender, surrender at discretion; ... show more
Dutch: krombuigen, ombuigen
Dutch: plooien, buigen, gaan, corrigeren
Cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form:
— Bend the rod.
Roget 311: turn, bend, wheel; go about, put about; heel; go round to the right about, turn round to the right about; turn on one's heel; make a circle, make a complete circle, describe a circle, describe a complete circle; go through 180 degrees, ... show more
Dutch: buigen, doorbuigen, krommen
Bend one's back forward from the waist on down.
Turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest.
Dutch: bevestigen, knopen, buigen, vastmaken, kromlopen
Bend a joint:
— Bend your knees.
Moby thesaurus: L, S-curve, aberrancy, aberration, accommodate, accommodate with, accord, achievement, adapt, adapt to, adjust, adjust to, affect, agree with, aim, aim at, alerion, angle, angle off, animal charge ... show more.
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