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1. wind

noun. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure.

Synonyms

  • west wind
  • squall
  • boreas
  • gale
  • wester
  • northwester
  • weather condition
  • chinook wind
  • draft
  • draught
  • blow
  • sou'easter
  • crosswind
  • airstream
  • south wind
  • thermal
  • souther
  • east wind
  • simoom
  • air
  • foehn
  • breeze
  • khamsin
  • simoon
  • catabatic wind
  • headwind
  • harmattan
  • chinook
  • high wind
  • air current
  • monsoon
  • easterly
  • north wind
  • tailwind
  • gust
  • norther
  • Santa Ana
  • atmospheric condition
  • doldrums
  • sou'wester
  • calm
  • snow eater
  • calm air
  • zephyr
  • conditions
  • southerly
  • southwester
  • current of air
  • northerly
  • blast
  • prevailing wind
  • katabatic wind
  • samiel
  • fohn
  • weather
  • gentle wind
  • southeaster
  • easter

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • detach
  • effector
  • receptor

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Wind

  • chagrined
  • rescind
  • skinned
  • grinned
  • grinde
  • thinned
  • sinned
  • sind
  • pinned
  • lynde
  • lynd
  • lindh
  • linde
  • lind
  • hynd
  • hinde
  • ginned

Example sentences of the word wind


1. Verb, base form
A regular bedtime routine can help children wind down and prepare for sleep.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The pressure differences that make wind happen are caused by differing conditions in air behind each front.

Quotes containing the word wind


1. Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it.
- Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember

2. Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.
- Ashley Smith

3. To me, Ann Romney sounds like a better candidate than her husband. She put her MS into remission through horseback riding, alternative therapies, and a healthy diet. She knows how to pace herself. She has a sense of humor and an innate honesty, and her hair moves in the wind. Maybe she should run.
- Patti Davis

2. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course.

Synonyms

  • move
  • travel
  • snake
  • wander
  • go
  • locomote
  • thread
  • weave

Antonyms

  • repel
  • open circuit
  • untie
  • unsheathe

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] extend in curves and turns.

Synonyms

  • be
  • snake
  • twist
  • circumvolute
  • curve

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] arrange or or coil around.

Synonyms

  • displace
  • coil
  • twine
  • spool
  • reel
  • clue
  • curl
  • loop
  • wrap
  • move
  • clew
  • roll

Antonyms

  • uncoil
  • ride
  • unbend
  • straighten

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. wind

noun. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] a tendency or force that influences events.

Antonyms

  • leeward

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. wind

noun. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] breath.

Synonyms

  • breathing out
  • exhalation

Antonyms

  • inhale
  • come
  • conserve

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] form into a wreath.

Synonyms

  • interlace
  • enlace
  • intertwine
  • twine
  • entwine
  • lace

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • back
  • hire
  • disentangle

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] catch the scent of; get wind of.

Synonyms

  • scent
  • smell

Antonyms

  • unwrap
  • descend
  • linger

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. wind

noun. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] the act of winding or twisting.

Synonyms

  • twist
  • winding
  • rotary motion

Antonyms

  • bad weather
  • discharge
  • demobilization
  • succeed

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. wind

noun. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk.

Synonyms

  • idle words
  • talk
  • nothingness
  • jazz
  • malarkey
  • talking

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • north
  • south
  • undershoot

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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