WordNet-Online
Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!

Google
 

wind

 
Noun wind has 8 senses
  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"
    --1 is a kind of weather, weather condition, atmospheric condition
    --1 has substances: air
    --1 has particulars:
     airstream; calm air; breeze, zephyr, gentle wind, air; chinook, chinook wind, snow eater; harmattan; crosswind; fohn, foehn; khamsin; Santa Ana; high wind; headwind; katabatic wind, catabatic wind; tailwind; doldrums, the doldrums; east wind, easter, easterly; northwest wind, northwester; southwester, sou'wester; southeaster, sou'easter; gale; gust, blast, blow; monsoon; monsoon; north wind, norther, boreas; prevailing wind; simoom, simoon, samiel; south wind, souther, southerly; squall; thermal; draft, draught; west wind, wester
  2. wind - a tendency or force that influences events; "the winds of change"
    --2 is a kind of
    influence
  3. wind - breath; "the collision knocked the wind out of him"
    --3 is a kind of
    exhalation, expiration, breathing out
  4. wind, 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"
    --4 is a kind of talk, talking
  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"
    --5 is a kind of guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction
  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
    --6 is a kind of musical instrument, instrument
    --6 has parts: bell; mouthpiece, embouchure
    --6 has particulars:
     bagpipe, pipes; brass; free-reed instrument; kazoo; ocarina, sweet potato; organ, pipe organ; organ pipe, pipe, pipework; panpipe, pandean pipe, syrinx; pipe, tabor pipe; post horn; woodwind, woodwind instrument, wood
  7. fart, farting, flatus, wind, breaking wind - a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
    --7 is a kind of reflex, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction
  8. wind, winding, twist - the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"
    --8 is a kind of rotation, rotary motion
    Derived form: verb wind5
Verb wind has 7 senses
  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"
    --1 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. wind, curve - extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"
    --2 is one way to be
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  3. wind, wrap, roll, twine - wrap or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"
    --3 is one way to move, displace
    Antonyms: unwind, wind off, unroll
    Derived forms: noun winder3, noun winder1
    Sample sentences:
    They wind the wire around the stick
    The wires wind around the stick
  4. scent, nose, wind - catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"
    --4 is one way to smell
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. wind, wind up - coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch"
    --5 is one way to tighten, fasten
    Derived forms: noun wind8, noun winder1, noun winder2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. wreathe, wind - form into a wreath
    --6 is one way to intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. hoist, lift, wind - raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
    --7 is one way to raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
    Somebody ----s PP
WordNet-Online
Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus