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Synonyms for winding
ˈwaɪn dɪŋwind·ing

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wind, winding, twistadjective

    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, 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

    Antonyms:
    straight, direct

  2. tortuous, twisting, twisty, winding, voluminousadjective

    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    direct, straight

  3. meandering(a), rambling, wandering(a), windingadjective

    of a path e.g.

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

    Antonyms:
    direct, straight

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. windingnoun

    Synonyms:
    flexure, turning, meandering, twisting, twist, convolution, contortion, sinuosity, curvature, tortuosity, bend, crook, kink, crookedness

  2. windingadjective

    Synonyms:
    flexuous, sinuous, meandering, serpentine

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.0 / 1 vote

  1. windingadjective

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

  2. windingnoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "winding":

    coil, braiding

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How to use winding in a sentence?

  1. Rockland County Executive Ed Day:

    While the pandemic is winding down, its impact is still being felt, many of you may be too young to remember polio, but when I was growing up, this disease struck fear in families, including my own.

  2. 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:

  3. Giri Cherukuri:

    Earnings season is winding down and the market is absorbing reports from retailers, which are generally pretty good and the economy is in good shape right,so investors are hoping for a better world economy.

  4. Aimee Matzen:

    I just don't want anyone else winding up like me.

  5. 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.


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