Synonyms of wind up


1. completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop up, termination, ending, conclusion

usage: a concluding action


1. finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up, finish, act, move

usage: finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"

2. wind up, swing

usage: give a preliminary swing to the arm pitching

3. arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind up, stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir

usage: stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience"

4. wind, wind up, tighten, fasten

usage: coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch"


1. windup(prenominal), mechanical (vs. nonmechanical)

usage: operated by a mechanism; "windup toys"

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