Synonyms of vane


1. weathervane, weather vane, vane, wind vane, mechanical device

usage: mechanical device attached to an elevated structure; rotates freely to show the direction of the wind

2. vane, fin

usage: a fin attached to the tail of an arrow, bomb or missile in order to stabilize or guide it

3. blade, vane, rotating mechanism

usage: flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water

4. vane, web, blade

usage: the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft

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Definition and meaning of vane (Dictionary)