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1 wound

An injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin).

synonym: lesion.

Roget 830: painfulness etc. adj.; trouble, care etc. (pain) 828; trial; affliction, infliction; blow, stroke, burden, ... show more

Dutch: kwetsuur, verwonding, wond, wonde
Polish: ranka, skaleczenie

2 wound

A casualty to military personnel resulting from combat.

synonyms: combat injury, injury.

Roget 619: evil, ill, harm, hurt.   , mischief, nuisance; machinations of the devil, Pandora's box, ills that flesh is heir to.    blow, buffet, stroke, scratch, bruise, ... show more

3 wound

A figurative injury (to your feelings or pride).

4 wound

The act of inflicting a wound.

synonym: wounding.

Dutch: verwonding
Polish: ranienie


1 wound

Cause injuries or bodily harm to.

synonym: injure.

Dutch: blesseren, verwonden

2 wound

Hurt the feelings of.

synonyms: bruise, hurt, injure, offend, spite.

Roget 900: resent, take amiss, take ill, take to heart, take offense, take umbrage, take huff, take exception; take in ill part, take in bad part, take in dudgeon; ne pas entendre raillerie [Fr.]; breathe revenge, cut up rough.    ... show more

Roget 830: cause pain, occasion pain, give pain, bring pain, induce pain, produce pain, create pain, inflict pain etc. 828; pain, hurt, wound.    pinch, ... show more

Dutch: grieven, krenken, kwetsen, steken


1 wound

Put in a coil.

Roget 659: unimproved etc. (improve) etc. 658; deteriorated etc. v.; altered, altered for the worse; injured etc. v.; ... show more

Moby thesaurus: abrade, abrasion, abscess, abuse, ache, aching, afflict, affront, aggrieve, agonize, ail, anguish, aposteme, barb the dart, bark, bed sore, befoul, bewitch, bite, blain ... show more.

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1 wind

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.

synonyms: air current, current of air.

Roget 274: velocity, speed, celerity; swiftness etc. adj.; rapidity, eagle speed; expedition etc. (activity) 682; pernicity; acceleration; ... show more

Roget 359: life, vitality, viability; animation; vital spark, vital flame, soul, spirit.    respiration, wind; breath of life, breath of one's nostrils; oxygen, air.    ... show more

Dutch: wind
Polish: wiatr

2 wind

A tendency or force that influences events.

3 wind


4 wind

Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk:
— That's a lot of wind.

synonyms: idle words, jazz, malarkey, malarky, nothingness.

5 wind

An indication of potential opportunity.

synonyms: confidential information, hint, lead, steer, tip.

Polish: cynk

6 wind

A musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by bellows or the human breath.

synonym: wind instrument.

Dutch: blaasinstrument, koelte, wind
Polish: aerofon, instrument dęty

7 wind

A reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus.

synonyms: breaking wind, fart, farting, flatus.

Roget 349: wind, draught, flatus, afflatus, efflation, eluvium; air; breath, breath of air; puff, whiff, zephyr; blow, breeze, ... show more

Dutch: prot, een wind laten, een scheet laten, buikwind, flatus, scheet, veest, wind, windje
Polish: bąk

8 wind

The act of winding or twisting:
— He put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind.

synonyms: twist, winding.

Dutch: draai, draaibeweging, gang, toer, winding


1 wind

To move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course:
— The river winds through the hills.

synonyms: meander, thread, wander, weave.

Roget 279: alter one's course, deviate, depart from, turn, trend; bend, curve etc. 245; swerve, heel, bear off; gybe, wear.    ... show more

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: meanderen

2 wind

Extend in curves and turns:
— The road winds around the lake.

synonyms: curve, twist.

Dutch: kronkelen

3 wind

Arrange or or coil around.

synonyms: roll, twine, wrap.

Roget 248: be convoluted etc. adj.; wind, twine, turn and twist, twirl; wave, undulate, meander; inosculate; entwine, intwine; twist, ... show more

Dutch: omwinden

4 wind

Catch the scent of; get wind of.

synonyms: nose, scent.

5 wind

Coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem:
— Wind your watch.

synonym: wind up.

6 wind

Form into a wreath.

synonym: wreathe.

Dutch: opwinden

7 wind

Raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help.

synonyms: hoist, lift.

Dutch: hijsen, ophijsen, opsjorren

Moby thesaurus: Aqua-Lung, Vayu, Zephyr, Zephyrus, about ship, aerate, aerophone, air, air out, air-condition, air-cool, airify, allure, antelope, arch, arrow, artificial respiration, aspiration, asthmatic wheeze, back and fill ... show more.

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