Definition for wind

noun as in air currents

noun as in warning, chatter

verb as in bend, turn

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Example Sentences

High winds broke branches above the water and stripped off their leaves.

If those wind patterns themselves stall, slow down dramatically, or change directions rather abruptly, the hurricane will be sort of directionless and it can sit there stalling.

That event may take the wind out of the traditional Cyberweek sales if people spend their money early.

When winds from the north dominated, and there was more sea ice, there was less oxygen-18 in the cellulose.

Researchers say still don’t know what whipped up this newly discovered wind event.

Increasingly, as these industries develop, on-site solar and wind is a way of guaranteeing a lower price for electricity.

One and all, they come shaking their tin cups at election time then run like the wind when a critical vote comes up.

For instance: suppose the Republicans wind up with a clear Senate majority on November 4th.

But as it takes away the safety net, their corpses wind up in fishing nets.

But then they saw which way the post-Citizens United wind was blowing and became anti-disclosure.

There are three things a wise man will not trust: the wind, the sunshine of an April day, and woman's plighted faith.

But there was a breeze blowing, a choppy, stiff wind that whipped the water into froth.

The man that giveth heed to lying visions, is like to him that catcheth at a shadow, and followeth after the wind.

It was a cloudy, stormy evening: high wind was blowing, and the branches of the trees groaned and creaked above our heads.

The ne'er-do-well blew, like seed before the wind, to distant places, but mankind at large stayed at home.


On this page you'll find 148 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wind, such as: air, blast, breeze, cyclone, gale, and gust.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.