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wend

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verb \ˈwend\

Simple Definition of wend

  • : to move from one place to another

Full Definition of wend

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to direct one's course :  travel

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to proceed on (one's way) :  direct

Examples of wend

  1. We wended through the narrow streets.

  2. We wended our way through the narrow streets.



Origin of wend

Middle English, from Old English wendan; akin to Old High German wenten to turn, Old English windan to twist — more at wind


First Known Use: before 12th century

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Wend

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noun \ˈwend\

Definition of Wend

  1. :  a member of a Slavic people of eastern Germany



Origin of wend

German Wende, from Old High German Winida; akin to Old English Winedas, plural, Wends


First Known Use: 1786

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WEND Defined for Kids

wend

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verb \ˈwend\

Definition of wend

wend·edwend·ing

  1. :  to go from one place to another





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