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Synonyms for winding
ˈwaɪn dɪŋwind·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  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 Words

  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 database

  1. List of paraphrases for "winding":

    coil, braiding

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How to use winding in a sentence?

  1. 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.'.

  2. Jonathan Tudor:

    Winding the clock forward 10-12 years, if consumer behavior stays the same we will see thousands of people arriving home and wanting to charge up their cars at the time that is already peak demand for most countries.

  3. Kevin Counihan:

    It is our primary importance that consumers are protected, consumers are given options, and consumers do not have a gap in coverage. That’s why you see these co-ops winding down in the fourth quarter – so the American people have coverage until the end of the year and new coverage starting on January 1st.

  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. Marv Albert:

    With tonight's game winding down, I'm thinking' Well, this is it. My last broadcast.' And all that's going through my mind is I have been so fortunate to be doing this for 55 years. Doing what I love, having a front-row seat for so many of the iconic moments of sports history.

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