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Translation of "wind" - English-Spanish dictionary

wind

verb /waind/ ( past tense, past participle wound /waund/)
to wrap round in coils enrollar He wound the rope around his waist and began to climb.
to make into a ball or coil enrollar, ovillar She wound the wool into a ball.
(of a road etc) to twist and turn serpentear, zizaguear The road winds up the mountain.
to tighten the spring of (a clock, watch etc ) by turning a knob, handle etc dar cuerda I forgot to wind my watch.
winder noun
a lever or instrument for winding, on a clock or other mechanism. cuerda
winding adjective
full of bends etc tortuoso a winding road.
wind up phrasal verb
to turn, twist or coil; to make into a ball or coil enrollar My ball of wool has unravelled – could you wind it up again?
to wind a clock, watch etc dar cuerda She wound up the clock.
to end acabar I think it’s time to wind the meeting up.
be/get wound up
to be, or get, in a very excited or anxious state poner nervioso He got really wound up when he couldn’t find his keys.
(Definition of wind from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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