Textual thesaurus for "bend"

(noun) curve

curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)

(noun) bend dexter

diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left

(noun) bending

movement that causes the formation of a curve

(noun) Bend

a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range

(noun) crook, turn, twist

a circular segment of a curve

a bend in the road; a crook in the path

(noun) flexure, fold, plication, crease, crimp

an angular or rounded shape made by folding

a fold in the napkin; a crease in his trousers; a plication on her blouse; a flexure of the colon; a bend of his elbow

(verb) turn, twist, flex, deform

cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

bend the rod; twist the dough into a braid; the strong man could turn an iron bar

(verb) flex

bend a joint

flex your wrists; bend your knees

(verb) deflect, turn away

turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest

(verb) flex

form a curve

The stick does not bend

(verb) bow, stoop, crouch

bend one's back forward from the waist on down

he crouched down; She bowed before the Queen; The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse