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wind

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wind

  1. 1 noticeable movement of air in a particular direction <there's a wind coming from underneath the front door> Synonyms current, draft Related Words blast, blow, flurry, gale, gust, headwind, squall, tailwind, tempest, tornado, windstorm; breath, breeze, puff, waft, zephyr

  2. 2 a prevailing or general movement or inclination <the winds of public opinion are changing on this issue> Synonyms current, direction, drift, leaning, run, tendency, tide, windRelated Words curve, downside, shift, swing, turn, turnabout, upside; custom, habit, propensity, tenor, way; countercurrent, countertrend; undercurrent, undertow

  3. 3 language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere <the speech contained nothing of substance and was just a lot of wind> Synonyms bombast, fustian, gas, grandiloquence, hot air, oratory, verbiage, windRelated Words claptrap, drivel, gibberish, hogwash, humbug, jabberwocky, jazz, moonshine, nonsense; affectedness, floweriness, grandiosity, loftiness, pomposity, pretension, pretentiousness; garrulity, garrulousness, verboseness, verbosity, windiness, wordiness




wind

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wind

  1. something that curves or is curved <there's one last easterly wind to the river before it empties into the sea> Synonyms angle, arc, arch, bow, crook, curvature, curve, inflection, turn, windRelated Words kink, warp; circle, ring, ringlet, round; coil, curl, curlicue (also curlycue); buckle, convolution, flexure, fold, loop, spiral, swirl, twist, winding; incurvature, reflection; decline, inclination, incline, slope; corner, turnoff; dogleg, hairpin




wind

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wind

  1. 1 to follow a circular or spiral course <flowering vines wind around the porch's graceful columns> Synonyms coil, corkscrew, curl, entwine, spiral, twine, twist Related Words arc, arch, bend, crook, curve, hook, sweep, swerve, turn, veer, wheel; swirl, whirl; circle, encircle, loop; enlace, interlace, intertwine, lace; bow, bulge; meander, weave, zigzag Near Antonyms straighten

  2. 2 to introduce in a gradual, secret, or clever way <self-interest winds itself into everything that he does—even his alleged favors for other people> Synonyms infiltrate, slip, sneak, insinuate, work in, worm, wriggleRelated Words creep, edge, wiggle; insert, interpolate, interpose, introduce





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