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wind up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wind up

  1. 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 Synonyms of wind up close out, complete, conclude, end, finish, round (off or out), terminate, close, wrap upWords Related to wind up climax, crown; consummate, perfect; halt, stop, suspendAntonyms of wind up begin, commence, inaugurate, open, start

  2. 2 to come to an end her speeches usually wind up with one last joke Synonyms of wind up break off, break up, close, conclude, dead-end, determine, die, discontinue, elapse, end, expire, finish, go, halt, lapse, leave off, let up, pass, quit, stop, terminate, cease, wink (out)Words Related to wind up 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 downNear Antonyms of wind up draw out, extend, prolong, protractAntonyms of wind up continue, hang on, persist


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