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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. Jordan Poole:

    When most people are winding down, Howard Finster was winding up.

  2. 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.

  3. 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:

  4. Aimee Matzen:

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

  5. 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.


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