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bend

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1 something that curves or is curved

  • it's hard to see around that bend in the road, so be careful
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2 the act of positioning or an instance of being positioned at an angle

  • did knee bends for exercise
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bend

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1 to cause to turn away from a straight line

  • she bent the blade of the knife when she got it jammed in the drawer
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2 to occupy (oneself) diligently or with close attention

  • bent herself to the task for the rest of the day
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get cracking, get one's act together, get with it, turn one's hand (or turn a hand)

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3 to point or turn (something) toward a target or goal

  • bent all of his efforts toward making his first documentary film
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4 to turn away from a straight line or course

  • the stream bends slightly to the east
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5 to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of

  • attorneys bending the facts to put their client in the most favorable light
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6 to cause (something) to hold to another

  • bend a leash to the dog's collar
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