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Synonyms for wind
wɪnd, Literary waɪnd; wɪnd

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term wind.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wind, air current, current of air(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    lead, hint, wind instrument, winding, twist, current of air, tip, breaking wind, nothingness, farting, flatus, malarky, jazz, air current, confidential information, steer, malarkey, fart, idle words

    Antonyms:
    wind off, unroll, unwind

  2. wind(noun)

    a tendency or force that influences events

    "the winds of change"

    Synonyms:
    lead, hint, wind instrument, winding, twist, current of air, tip, breaking wind, nothingness, farting, flatus, malarky, jazz, air current, confidential information, steer, malarkey, fart, idle words

    Antonyms:
    wind off, unwind, unroll

  3. wind(noun)

    breath

    "the collision knocked the wind out of him"

    Synonyms:
    lead, hint, wind instrument, winding, twist, current of air, tip, breaking wind, nothingness, farting, flatus, malarky, jazz, air current, confidential information, steer, malarkey, fart, idle words

    Antonyms:
    wind off, unroll, unwind

  4. wind, malarkey, malarky, idle words, jazz, nothingness(noun)

    empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk

    "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"

    Synonyms:
    lead, hint, wind instrument, winding, twist, current of air, tip, nullity, breaking wind, nothingness, farting, flatus, nihility, malarky, jazz, air current, confidential information, void, steer, malarkey, fart, idle words

    Antonyms:
    wind off, unwind, unroll

  5. tip, lead, steer, confidential information, wind, hint(noun)

    an indication of potential opportunity

    "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"

    Synonyms:
    hint, touch, flatus, mite, farting, lead-in, crest, atomic number 82, nothingness, pinch, crown, suggestion, jot, confidential information, bakshis, peak, leading, breaking wind, soupcon, bullock, point, pourboire, tether, lead, wind instrument, lead story, trail, clue, baksheesh, lede, winding, steer, tinge, leash, gratuity, fart, star, malarkey, idle words, malarky, bakshish, jazz, jumper cable, jumper lead, air current, booster cable, intimation, principal, current of air, top, trace, pencil lead, breath, tip, speck, summit, backsheesh, track, spark advance, twist

    Antonyms:
    unwind, wind off, unroll

  6. wind instrument, wind(noun)

    a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath

    Synonyms:
    lead, hint, wind instrument, winding, twist, current of air, tip, breaking wind, nothingness, farting, flatus, steer, malarky, jazz, air current, confidential information, malarkey, fart, idle words

    Antonyms:
    wind off, unwind, unroll

  7. fart, farting, flatus, wind, breaking wind(noun)

    a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

    Synonyms:
    lead, hint, wind instrument, nothingness, twist, current of air, tip, fart, breaking wind, air current, farting, flatus, winding, malarky, confidential information, steer, malarkey, jazz, idle words

    Antonyms:
    unroll, unwind, wind off

  8. wind, winding, twist(verb)

    the act of winding or twisting

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

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

    Antonyms:
    unwind, unroll, wind off

  9. weave, wind, thread, meander, wander(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    rove, vagabond, meander, nose, hoist, thread, wrap, twist, range, stray, string, roll, lift, twine, scent, cast, cheat, wreathe, wander, tissue, divagate, curve, digress, swan, wind up, tramp, cheat on, interweave, draw, betray, ramble, cuckold, drift, waver, weave, roam

    Antonyms:
    unroll, wind off, unwind

  10. wind, twist, curve(verb)

    extend in curves and turns

    "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest"

    Synonyms:
    bend, wriggle, wrick, deform, nose, meander, hoist, thread, arch, twist, veer, rick, kink, worm, roll, lift, flex, convolute, writhe, scent, wrench, wind up, wrap, turn, sheer, wander, sophisticate, trend, sprain, curve, swerve, slew, twist around, twine, distort, wrestle, wreathe, arc, squirm, slue, crook, weave, pervert, curl, cut

    Antonyms:
    wind off, unwind, unroll

  11. wind, wrap, roll, twine(verb)

    arrange or or coil around

    "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child"

    Synonyms:
    vagabond, intertwine, meander, nose, hoist, thread, wrap, twist, range, interlace, stray, rove, wave, swan, roll, lift, twine, scent, wind up, flap, enfold, wander, hustle, entwine, wrap up, cast, enwrap, curve, distort, lace, pluck, revolve, roll up, envelop, roll out, wreathe, turn over, tramp, undulate, ramble, drift, weave, seethe, enclose, enlace, roam, wheel

    Antonyms:
    unroll, wind off, unwind

  12. scent, nose, wind(verb)

    catch the scent of; get wind of

    "The dog nosed out the drugs"

    Synonyms:
    wrap, lift, horn in, wind up, meander, hoist, odorize, pry, twist, nuzzle, odourise, wreathe, nose, roll, wander, intrude, curve, perfume, scent, thread, weave, twine, poke

    Antonyms:
    unwind, wind off, unroll

  13. wind, wind up(verb)

    coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem

    "wind your watch"

    Synonyms:
    wrap, turn on, wind up, finish up, meander, finish, fetch up, arouse, twist, excite, roll, wreathe, nose, wander, curve, lift, scent, thread, sex, weave, twine, land up, hoist, end up

    Antonyms:
    wind off, unroll, unwind

  14. wreathe, wind(verb)

    form into a wreath

    Synonyms:
    hoist, twist, wrap, nose, wreathe, roll, weave, wind up, twine, meander, wander, thread, scent, curve, lift

    Antonyms:
    unroll, unwind, wind off

  15. hoist, lift, wind(verb)

    raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help

    "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"

    Synonyms:
    nose, hook, rise, nobble, meander, cabbage, vacate, hoist, thread, wrap, twist, annul, elevate, uprise, lift, go up, roll, pinch, twine, plagiarize, arise, abstract, rescind, come up, bring up, plagiarise, pilfer, filch, wander, purloin, snarf, overturn, repeal, weave, curve, raise, scent, sneak, get up, run up, wind up, move up, wreathe, swipe, reverse, airlift, revoke, rear, face-lift, rustle, countermand

    Antonyms:
    wind off, unroll, unwind

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wind

    Synonyms:
    coil, twine, wreath, turn, bend, curve, twist, wriggle

Editors Contribution

  1. turbulance

    the turbulence made the plane tip

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wind(n.)

    Synonyms:
    air (in motion), draught, breeze, zephyr, puff of air, breath of air

  2. wind(n.)

    Synonyms:
    breath, respiration

  3. wind(n.)

    Synonyms:
    flatulence

  4. wind(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    coil, twine, twist, wreathe

  5. wind(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    turn in and out

  6. wind(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    twine, coil, twist, turn and twist, take a spiral course

  7. wind(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    meander, turn in and out

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How to use wind in a sentence?

  1. Scandinavian Proverb:

    It is the great north wind that made the Vikings.

  2. Los Angeles:

    It's not the fire itself but the danger of wind that can bring an ember blowing it someplace and seeing entire neighborhood overnight getting lit up.

  3. Christiana Figueres:

    China is investing $ 80 billion into renewable energy, creating 3 million jobs( and) practically blanketing the Gobi Desert, because they want to take full advantage of their solar potential, together, China and India will be creating the opportunity and investing two times as much into solar and wind as the current global capacity in renewables ….

  4. Haji Semboja:

    Natural gas can keep electricity flowing when the sun doesn’t shine and the wind fails to blow. You can switch it on and off pretty quickly.

  5. Comte DeBussy-Rabutin:

    Absence is to love what wind is to fire it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.

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