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Antonyms for winding
ˈwaɪn dɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wind, winding, twist(adj)

    the act of winding or twisting

    "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"

    Antonyms:
    straight, direct

    Synonyms:
    spin, hint, turn, flatus, farting, wind, nothingness, idle words, confidential information, lead, whirl, kink, breaking wind, bend, braid, wind instrument, wrench, crook, turn of events, tress, pull, plait, steer, fart, malarky, construction, malarkey, jazz, current of air, air current, device, gimmick, twisting, twirl, twist, tip, eddy

  2. tortuous, twisting, twisty, winding, voluminous(adj)

    marked by repeated turns and bends

    "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track"

    Antonyms:
    direct, straight

    Synonyms:
    tangled, tortuous, convoluted, voluminous, copious, rambling, meandering(a), twisty, twisting, involved, knotty, wandering(a)

  3. meandering(a), rambling, wandering(a), winding(adj)

    of a path e.g.

    "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road"

    Antonyms:
    direct, straight

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. winding(a)

    Synonyms:
    circuitous, labyrinthian, meandering, spiral, serpentine, tortuous, deviating

  2. winding(n)

    Synonyms:
    convolution, labyrinth, detour, meander, meandering, crook, bend, curve, angle, sinuation, contortion

How to use winding in a sentence?

  1. Pat Tiberi:

    Mike DeWine's not naturally somebody who you would look at as the typical successful Governor, who is a back-slapper and gives stem-winding speeches, mike DeWine's a grind-it-out governor, manager, who just gets things done.

  2. William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act II scene 1:

    He is winding the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike.

  3. Ken Jacobson:

    We understand there is a market for war memorabilia and that serious collectors are interested in items like this, while we don’t have an issue with Nazi-era automobiles like this going up for auction, we would not want to see the vehicle winding up in the hands of someone who would use it to glorify Hitler or the deeds of the Nazis. Ideally, we would prefer to see it housed in a museum, so that it could be understood in its proper context.

  4. Angus Gluskie:

    The current environment represents a winding back of the overly bullish expectations of both commodity demand and Chinese growth – to a more balanced expectation of progressive, not exponential, growth.

  5. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Many old timers spoke of 'winding-up' a Model 'T' Ford to get it started: In the same time period, watchmakers had perfected time-pieces which required 'winding-up' only once in every eight days:

How to pronounce winding?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say winding in sign language?

  1. winding

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2442straight
#14880winding

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