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wind up

 
Adjective wind up has 1 sense
  1. windup - operated by a mechanism; "windup toys"
    Antonym: nonmechanical (indirect, via mechanical)
Noun wind up has 1 sense
  1. completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop up - a concluding action
    --1 is a kind of termination, ending, conclusion
    --1 has particulars:
     consummation; consummation; finish, finishing; finalization, finalisation; follow-through; follow-through; graduation
    Derived form: verb wind up1
Verb wind up has 4 senses
  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"
    --1 is one way to act, move
    Derived form: noun windup1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s VERB-ing
  2. wind up - give a preliminary swing to the arm pitching
    --2 is one way to
    swing
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  3. arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind up - stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience"
    --3 is one way to stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir
    Sample sentence:
    The performance is likely to wind up Sue
  4. wind, wind up - coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch"
    --4 is one way to tighten, fasten
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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