wind up

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wind up

verb

Definition of WIND UP

1
to bring (an event) to a natural or appropriate stopping point <try to wind up the performance, as we're almost out of time>
2
to come to an end <her speeches usually wind up with one last joke>
Related Words desist (from), lay off (of), refrain (from); give over [British], knock off, pack (up or in); break down, conk (out), cut out, stall; pause, stay, suspend; abate, peter (out), wind down
Near Antonyms draw out, extend, prolong, protract

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