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Synonyms of wind

Noun


1. wind, air current, current of air, weather, weather condition, conditions, atmospheric condition

usage: 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"; "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"

2. wind, influence

usage: a tendency or force that influences events; "the winds of change"

3. wind, exhalation, expiration, breathing out

usage: breath; "the collision knocked the wind out of him"

4. wind, malarkey, malarky, idle words, jazz, nothingness, talk, talking

usage: empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"

5. tip, lead, steer, confidential information, wind, hint, guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction

usage: an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"

6. wind instrument, wind, musical instrument, instrument

usage: a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath

7. fart, farting, flatus, wind, breaking wind, reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction

usage: a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

8. wind, winding, twist, rotation, rotary motion

usage: the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"

Verb


1. weave, wind, thread, meander, wander, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"

2. wind, twist, curve, be

usage: extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest"

3. wind, wrap, roll, twine, move, displace

usage: arrange or or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child"

4. scent, nose, wind, smell

usage: catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"

5. wind, wind up, tighten, fasten

usage: coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch"

6. wreathe, wind, intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace

usage: form into a wreath

7. hoist, lift, wind, raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up

usage: raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"

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