Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun wind

8 senses of wind

Sense 1
wind, air current, current of air -- (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")
       => weather, weather condition, conditions, atmospheric condition -- (the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation; "they were hoping for good weather"; "every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception"; "the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow")

Sense 2
wind -- (a tendency or force that influences events; "the winds of change")
       => influence -- (the effect of one thing (or person) on another; "the influence of mechanical action")

Sense 3
wind -- (breath; "the collision knocked the wind out of him")
       => exhalation, expiration, breathing out -- (the act of expelling air from the lungs)

Sense 4
wind, malarkey, malarky, idle words, jazz, nothingness -- (empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz")
       => talk, talking -- (an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here")

Sense 5
tip, lead, steer, confidential information, wind, hint -- (an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job")
       => guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction -- (something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action)

Sense 6
wind instrument, wind -- (a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath)
       => musical instrument, instrument -- (any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds)

Sense 7
fart, farting, flatus, wind, breaking wind -- (a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus)
       => reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction -- (an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus)

Sense 8
wind, winding, twist -- (the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind")
       => rotation, rotary motion -- (the act of rotating as if on an axis; "the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music")

Antonyms of verb wind

1 of 7 senses of wind

Sense 3
wind, wrap, roll, twine -- (arrange or or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child")
       Antonym of unwind (Sense 1)
      => unwind, wind off, unroll -- (reverse the winding or twisting of; "unwind a ball of yarn")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb wind

7 senses of wind

Sense 1
weave, wind, thread, meander, wander -- (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")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 2
wind, twist, curve -- (extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 3
wind, wrap, roll, twine -- (arrange or or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 4
scent, nose, wind -- (catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs")
       => smell -- (inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense)

Sense 5
wind, wind up -- (coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch")
       => tighten, fasten -- (make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire")

Sense 6
wreathe, wind -- (form into a wreath)
       => intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace -- (spin,wind, or twist together; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts")

Sense 7
hoist, lift, wind -- (raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car")
       => raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up -- (raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load")

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