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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 of 1wind current, draft Words Related to 1wind 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 of 1wind current, direction, drift, leaning, run, tendency, tide, windWords Related to 1wind 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 of 1wind bombast, fustian, gas, grandiloquence, hot air, oratory, verbiage, windWords Related to 1wind 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 of 2wind angle, arc, arch, bow, crook, curvature, curve, inflection, turn, windWords Related to 2wind 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 of wind coil, corkscrew, curl, entwine, spiral, twine, twist Words Related to wind 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 of wind 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 of wind infiltrate, slip, sneak, insinuate, work in, worm, wriggleWords Related to wind creep, edge, wiggle; insert, interpolate, interpose, introduce



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