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English definition of “wind”

wind

verb     /waɪnd/ (past tense and past participle wound)
wind sth around/round, etc sth B2 to turn or twist something long and thin around something else several times : She wound the rope around the tree . → Opposite unwindBending, twisting and curving
wind (up) a clock/toy/watch, etc to make a clock / toy / watch , etc work by turning a small handle or button several times : Did you remember to wind the alarm clock ?Watches and clocks
wind along/down/through, etc B2 If a river , road , etc winds somewhere , it bends a lot and is not straight : The path winds along the edge of the bay .Bending, twisting and curvingRoutes and roads in general
(Definition of wind verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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