- 1. wind, air current, current of air, weather, weather condition, conditions, atmospheric condition
- usage: air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure; "trees bent under the fierce winds"; "when there is no wind, row"; "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"
- 2. wind, influence
- usage: a tendency or force that influences events; "the winds of change"
- 3. wind, exhalation, expiration, breathing out
- usage: breath; "the collision knocked the wind out of him"
- 4. wind, malarkey, malarky, idle words, jazz, nothingness, talk, talking
- usage: empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"
- 5. tip, lead, steer, confidential information, wind, hint, guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction
- usage: an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
- 6. wind instrument, wind, musical instrument, instrument
- usage: a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
- 7. fart, farting, flatus, wind, breaking wind, reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction
- usage: a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
- 8. wind, winding, twist, rotation, rotary motion
- usage: the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"
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- 1. weave, wind, thread, meander, wander, travel, go, move, locomote
- usage: to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"
- 2. wind, twist, curve, be
- usage: extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest"
- 3. wind, wrap, roll, twine, move, displace
- usage: arrange or or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child"
- 4. scent, nose, wind, smell
- usage: catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"
- 5. wind, wind up, tighten, fasten
- usage: coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch"
- 6. wreathe, wind, intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace
- usage: form into a wreath
- 7. hoist, lift, wind, raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up
- usage: raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
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