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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, winding, twist(noun)

    the act of winding or twisting

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

    advertizing, advert, advertizement, ad, advertisement, publicizing, advertising

  2. wind(noun)


    "the collision knocked the wind out of him"

    anesthesia, anaesthesia

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

    a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

  4. wind instrument, wind(noun)

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

    crystallized, crystallised, crystalised

  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"

    sashay, excursion, dispatch, hostile expedition, despatch, expedition, expeditiousness, junket, outing, military expedition, pleasure trip, jaunt

  6. 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"

    fifty-six, lvi


  7. wind(noun)

    a tendency or force that influences events

    "the winds of change"

    loosen, relax, loose, release, let loose, emit, free, unleash, let out, unloose, unloosen, utter, liberate

    fine, clenched, consolidated, close-fitting, controlled, close, wedged, exact, heavy, tight, skin-tight, tightfitting, chaste, serried, responsible, clayey, tightly fitting, tense, clinched, official, constipated, viselike, cloggy, packed, snug, compact, skinny, unfree, impacted, choky, tight fitting, packaged, tight-fitting, skintight, close-packed

  8. 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"

    daredevil, harum-scarum, madcap, fire-eater, lunatic, maniac, swashbuckler, hothead, madman


  9. hoist, lift, wind(verb)

    raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help

    "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"

    second deck, main deck

  10. wreathe, wind(verb)

    form into a wreath


  11. wind, wind up(verb)

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

    "wind your watch"

    self-acting, self-regulating, self-moving, self-activating


  12. 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"


  13. 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"

    short circuit, shortstop, short

  14. scent, nose, wind(verb)

    catch the scent of; get wind of

    "The dog nosed out the drugs"

    ski pole

  15. wind, twist, curve(verb)

    extend in curves and turns

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wind

    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.)

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

  2. wind(n.)

    breath, respiration

  3. wind(n.)


  4. wind(v. a.)

    coil, twine, twist, wreathe

  5. wind(v. a.)

    turn in and out

  6. wind(v. n.)

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

  7. wind(v. n.)

    meander, turn in and out

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How to use wind in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    The wind kills all your birds. All your birds, killed, you know, the environmentalists never talk about that.

  2. David Yepsen:

    If you run for the American presidency and don't make it, but run a credible effort, you have enhanced your stature on the national stage, politics is a game run by risk takers and most of them fail. But enough of them succeed. You wind up in a better place.

  3. Carlos Haertel:

    Onshore wind in eastern Europe and the Balkan countries is currently interesting, especially in Poland and Romania.

  4. James Russell Lowell:

    There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.

  5. Frank Stallone:

    That’s the only curse word in my documentary, i got screwed up … It was such a hit that I had no doubt in my mind that I would get an Oscar nomination. But then my brother calls me and goes, ‘ I got bad news. ’ My initial reaction was, ‘ Oh God, who died ? What happened ? ’ Then Oh God goes, ‘ They took another song to be nominated. ’ I just thought it was ridiculous. I felt like they bounced me out. And it would have been kind of cool to have two brothers nominated for Oscars, you know ? And the song was such a success. It took the wind out of my sails if you want me to be honest with you.

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