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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

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How to use winding in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act II scene 1:

    He is winding the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike.

  3. Ken Jacobson:

    We understand there is a market for war memorabilia and that serious collectors are interested in items like this, while we don’t have an issue with Nazi-era automobiles like this going up for auction, we would not want to see the vehicle winding up in the hands of someone who would use it to glorify Hitler or the deeds of the Nazis. Ideally, we would prefer to see it housed in a museum, so that it could be understood in its proper context.

  4. Havelock Ellis:

    The prevalence of suicide, without doubt, is a test of height in civilization; it means that the population is winding up its nervous and intellectual system to the utmost point of tension and that sometimes it snaps.

  5. 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:


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