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Synonyms of wound

Noun


1. wound, lesion, injury, hurt, harm, trauma

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

2. wound, injury, combat injury, personnel casualty, loss

usage: a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

3. wound, distress, hurt, suffering

usage: a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride); "he feared that mentioning it might reopen the wound"; "deep in her breast lives the silent wound"; "The right reader of a good poem can tell the moment it strikes him that he has taken an immortal wound--that he will never get over it"--Robert Frost

4. wound, wounding, damage, harm, hurt, scathe

usage: the act of inflicting a wound

Verb


1. injure, wound, hurt

usage: cause injuries or bodily harm to

2. hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke

usage: hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"

Verb


1. injure, wound, hurt

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. hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke

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

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

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. wind, twist, curve, be

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

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

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

6. scent, nose, wind, smell

usage: form into a wreath

7. wind, wind up, tighten, fasten

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

Adjective


1. wound, coiled (vs. uncoiled)

usage: put in a coil

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