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Synonyms for wind
wɪnd, Literary waɪnd; wɪndwind

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wind

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wind, air current, current of airnoun

    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. windnoun

    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. windnoun

    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, nothingnessnoun

    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, hintnoun

    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, windnoun

    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 windnoun

    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, twistverb

    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, wanderverb

    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, curveverb

    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, twineverb

    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, windverb

    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 upverb

    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, windverb

    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, windverb

    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

Editors Contribution

  1. bora boranoun

    cos it should be

    it was very cold wind.

    Submitted by John.Smith on July 26, 2021  
  2. turbulance

    the turbulence made the plane tip

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. windnoun

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

  2. windnoun

    Synonyms:
    breath, respiration

  3. windnoun

    Synonyms:
    flatulence

  4. windverb

    Synonyms:
    coil, twine, twist, wreathe

  5. windverb

    Synonyms:
    turn in and out

  6. windverb

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

  7. windverb

    Synonyms:
    meander, turn in and out

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How to use wind in a sentence?

  1. President Obama:

    All countries have a role to play in climate change, wind and solar [energy] …creating a new and steady stream of middle class jobs.

  2. Nicole Keijzer:

    People started running down to the cliff edge to take photos... All of a sudden it felt very muggy, and the wind turned warm. i saw the rain in the distance and everyone along with me ran out of the beach before getting pelted on.

  3. Stephen Vincent Benet:

    Honesty rare as a man without self-pity, kinders as large and plain as a prairie wind.

  4. Vyacheslav Nikonov:

    It's one of the signs that the wind is blowing in our sails, thanks in large part to Trump, i don't remember any pro-Russian (U.S.) presidents, but I want to remind you that he (Trump) is one of the most pro-Russian politicians at the moment in the United States.

  5. Ed Markey:

    It worked, we have seen a dramatic increase in wind and solar, battery technologies, fuel economy standards. We still have a long ways to go but we now have seven times as many jobs in wind and solar as in coal, which no one would have considered just a brief time ago.


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