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

1 sense of windup

Sense 1
completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop up -- (a concluding action)
       => termination, ending, conclusion -- (the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement")

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

4 senses of wind up

Sense 1
finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up, finish -- (finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 2
wind up -- (give a preliminary swing to the arm pitching)
       => swing -- (move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting; "He swung his left fist"; "swing a bat")

Sense 3
arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind up -- (stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience")
       => stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir -- (stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country")

Sense 4
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")

Antonyms of adj wind_up

1 sense of windup

Sense 1
windup (prenominal) -- (operated by a mechanism; "windup toys")

INDIRECT (VIA mechanical) -> nonmechanical -- (not mechanical)

Similarity of adj wind_up

1 sense of windup

Sense 1
windup (prenominal) -- (operated by a mechanism; "windup toys")
       => mechanical (vs. nonmechanical) -- (using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices; "a mechanical process"; "his smile was very mechanical"; "a mechanical toy")

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