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winds

noun (1)
plural of wind

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 noticeable movement of air in a particular direction
  • there's a wind coming from underneath the front door

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2 a prevailing or general movement or inclination
  • the winds of public opinion are changing on this issue

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winds

noun (2)
plural of wind

Synonyms of winds (Entry 2 of 3)

something that curves or is curved
  • there's one last easterly wind to the river before it empties into the sea

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winds

verb
present tense third-person singular of wind

Synonyms & Antonyms of winds (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to follow a circular or spiral course
  • flowering vines wind around the porch's graceful columns

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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

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“Winds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/winds. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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