Textual thesaurus for "wind"

(noun) twist, winding

the act of winding or twisting

he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind

(noun) breaking wind, fart, farting, flatus

a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

(noun) wind instrument

a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath

(noun) lead, confidential information, tip, steer, hint

an indication of potential opportunity

he got a tip on the stock market; a good lead for a job

(noun) malarkey, malarky, jazz, nothingness, idle words

empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk

that's a lot of wind; don't give me any of that jazz

(noun) current of air, air current

air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

trees bent under the fierce winds; when there is no wind, row; the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere

(verb) hoist, lift

raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help

hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car

(verb) wreathe

form into a wreath

(verb) wind up

coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem

wind your watch

(verb) wrap, twine, roll

arrange or or coil around

roll your hair around your finger; Twine the thread around the spool; She wrapped her arms around the child

(verb) meander, wander, weave, thread

to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course

the river winds through the hills; the path meanders through the vineyards; sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body

(verb) scent, nose

catch the scent of; get wind of

The dog nosed out the drugs

(verb) curve, twist

extend in curves and turns

The road winds around the lake; the path twisted through the forest