wind
noun.
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
noun.
a tendency or force that influences events
the winds of change
noun.
breath
the collision knocked the wind out of him
noun.
empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
that's a lot of wind|don't give me any of that jazz
noun.
an indication of potential opportunity
he got a tip on the stock market|a good lead for a job
noun.
a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by bellows or the human breath
noun.
a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
noun.
the act of winding or twisting
he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind
Synonym: twist, winding
verb.
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
verb.
extend in curves and turns
The road winds around the lake|the path twisted through the forest
Synonym: curve, twist
verb.
arrange or or coil around
roll your hair around your finger|Twine the thread around the spool|She wrapped her arms around the child
Synonym: wrap, twine, roll
verb.
catch the scent of; get wind of
The dog nosed out the drugs
Synonym: nose, scent
verb.
coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem
wind your watch
Synonym: wind up
verb.
form into a wreath
Synonym: wreathe
verb.
raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car
Synonym: hoist, lift
Antonym: unwind