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

11 senses of wing

Sense 1
wing -- (a movable organ for flying (one of a pair))
       => organ -- (a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function)

Sense 2
wing -- (one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane)
       => airfoil, aerofoil, control surface, surface -- (a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight)

Sense 3
wing, offstage, backstage -- (a stage area out of sight of the audience)
       => stage -- (a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience; "he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box")

Sense 4
wing -- (a unit of military aircraft)
       => air unit -- (a military unit that is part of the airforce)

Sense 5
flank, wing -- (the side of military or naval formation; "they attacked the enemy's right flank")
       => formation -- (an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit; "a defensive formation"; "a formation of planes")

Sense 6
wing -- (a hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side)
       => hockey player, ice-hockey player -- (an athlete who plays hockey)

Sense 7
wing -- ((in flight formation) a position to the side and just to the rear of another aircraft)
       => position, place -- (the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place")

Sense 8
wing -- (a group within a political party or legislature or other organization that holds distinct views or has a particular function; "they are the progressive wing of the Republican Party")
       => social group -- (people sharing some social relation)

Sense 9
wing -- (the wing of a fowl; "he preferred the drumsticks to the wings")
       => helping, portion, serving -- (an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal; "the helpings were all small"; "his portion was larger than hers"; "there's enough for two servings each")

Sense 10
fender, wing -- (a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud; "in Britain they call a fender a wing")
       => barrier -- (a structure or object that impedes free movement)

Sense 11
annex, annexe, extension, wing -- (an addition that extends a main building)
       => addition, add-on, improver -- (a component that is added to something to improve it; "the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement"; "the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor")

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

1 sense of wing

Sense 1
fly, wing -- (travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly")
       => 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")

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