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Synonyms for wind

flatulence

breath

get wind of something

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  • hear about
  • learn of
  • find out about
  • become aware of
  • be told about
  • be informed of
  • be made aware of
  • hear tell of
  • have brought to your notice
  • hear something on the grape vine

put the wind up someone

wind down: calm down

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wind down: subside

irritate

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wind something down

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wind something up: end

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wind something up: close down

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wind up

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Synonyms for wind

a natural movement or current of air

to expose to circulating air

to move or proceed on a repeatedly curving course

to introduce gradually and slyly

wind up: to bring or come to a natural or proper end

Synonyms for wind

a tendency or force that influences events

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empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk

an indication of potential opportunity

the act of winding or twisting

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

extend in curves and turns

arrange or or coil around

catch the scent of

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

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form into a wreath

raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help

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Unfortunately, he earns the enmity of a local gangster for daring to flirt with his girlfriend - and when the crook gets wind of the artefact''s existence, he covets the power for himself.
He posed as a Harvard graduate to become an associate attorney at a Manhattan law firm, but, in the first of a new run, Mike's career is threatened after Jessica gets wind of his secret.
Unfortunately, a reclusive billionaire gets wind of this gadget and sends his strange nephew to retrieve it.
Liz is stunned when she gets wind of Steve's plan but Jim calms her down as they grow closer.
Francis (played by Downton Abbey's chauffeur) is trouble and shocks everyone with his lurid stories, and it's not long before the King gets wind of the villain's boasting.
Sienna is all smiles now, but she won't be when Hollywood gets wind of this betrayal.
Jennifer Aniston plays an upscale Pasadena gal, Sarah Huttinger, who gets wind that her mom and grandmother were the models for the Robinsons in the novel, and later the movie, ``The Graduate.
Meanwhile, evil Gavin gets wind of Kathy's plan and is absolutely seething.
Elsewhere, unlikely lothario Les Coker should watch his back this week as his wife Pam gets wind of his suspected affair.
Meanwhile, Nick gets wind of Callum and Sarah's relationship, but has bigger problems of his own when Erica turns up while he's waiting for Carla, and tells him she's pregnant.
After being made redundant, Masood gets wind of her inheritance money and she's alienated from everyone.
When Priya gets wind of Leyla's plan she's gripped with jealousy and hatches a scheme of her own which ends with her and Rakesh enjoying a passionate kiss (below).
Coronation Street Ryan gets wind of Gary and Tina's liaison, which leaves Windass on edge, especially as Ryan tells Katy about the kiss.
Donkey Kong subsequently gets wind of this and comes storming in, arriving too late and, in his rage, he steals the real Pauline, leaving Mario no option but to send in this trusty wind-up minis to go and save the day.
A Gazette reporter gets wind of it and interviews her about being Manchester's oldest barmaid, but another golden oldie, disputes the claim.