Meaning of “wind up (something)” in the English Dictionary


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wind up (something)

phrasal verb with wind us /wɑɪnd/ verb past tense and past participle wound /wɑʊnd/


to end something:

We should be able to wind (things) up by 10 o’clock.

(Definition of “wind up (something)” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)