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Synonyms 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"

    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, 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"

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

    Antonyms:
    direct, straight

  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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. winding(n.)

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

  2. winding(a.)

    Synonyms:
    flexuous, sinuous, meandering, serpentine

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    coil, braiding

How to pronounce winding?

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Veena
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How to say winding in sign language?

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How to use winding in a sentence?

  1. Nelson Mandela:

    When a boat come upon a winding river, slow down and the river becomes straight.

  2. 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.

  3. Adrian Loader:

    A lot of New Zealand private equity players are not raising money or they have got succession issues or they are winding up, so what you probably see is that more Australian people are doing Australia New Zealand deals.

  4. Edward Abbey:

    May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.

  5. President Donald Trump:

    I thought we could wind it down sooner. But I had no idea how popular The Task Force is until, actually, yesterday when I started talking about winding it down, i get calls from very respected people saying,' I think it would be better to keep it going, it's done such a good job.'.


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