wind

phonetic symbol: / wáɪnd | wɪ́nd / 

wind - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the act of winding or twisting
e.g.)
・he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind
twist , winding

[ noun ]
■ breath
e.g.)
・the collision knocked the wind out of him

[ noun ]
■ a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
breaking wind , fart , farting , flatus

[ noun ]
■ a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
wind instrument

[ noun ]
■ an indication of potential opportunity
confidential information , hint , lead , steer , tip

[ noun ]
■ empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
e.g.)
・that's a lot of wind
idle words , jazz , malarkey , malarky , nothingness

[ noun ]
■ a tendency or force that influences events
e.g.)
・the winds of change

[ noun ]
■ air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
e.g.)
・trees bent under the fierce winds
・when there is no wind, row
air current , current of air

[ verb ]
■ raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
hoist , lift

[ verb ]
■ form into a wreath
wreathe

[ verb ]
■ coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem
e.g.)
・wind your watch
wind up

[ verb ]
■ arrange or or coil around
roll , twine , wrap

[ verb ]
■ to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
e.g.)
・the river winds through the hills
meander , thread , wander , weave

[ verb ]
■ catch the scent of
■ get wind of
nose , scent

[ verb ]
■ extend in curves and turns
e.g.)
・The road winds around the lake
curve , twist

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