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wound1 British & World English

An injury to living tissue caused by a cut, blow, or other impact, typically one in which the skin is cut or broken

wound2 British & World English

Past and past participle of wind.

wound3 British & World English

Alternate past and past participle of wind.

wound English Thesaurus

he had a large wound in his chest

wound in wind1 British & World English

Sound (a bugle or call) by blowing

wound in wind2 British & World English

Move in or take a twisting or spiral course

entry wound British & World English

A wound made by a bullet or other missile at the point where it entered the body

exit wound British & World English

A wound made by a bullet or other missile passing out of the body

flesh wound British & World English

A wound that breaks the skin but does not damage bones or vital organs

gunshot wound British & World English

A wound made by a bullet from a gun

entrance wound British & World English

Another term for entry wound.

rub salt into the wound British & World English

Make a painful experience even more painful for someone

wind2 British & World English

Make (a clock or other device, typically one operated by clockwork) operate by turning a key or handle

wind up in wind2 British & World English

Arrive or end up in a specified state, situation, or place

wind up British & World English

Arrive or end up in a specified state, situation, or place

wind down in wind2 British & World English

(Of a mechanism, especially one operated by clockwork) gradually lose power

wind down British & World English

(Of a mechanism, especially one operated by clockwork) gradually lose power

wind someone up in wind2 British & World English

Tease or irritate someone

wind something up in wind2 British & World English

Arrange the affairs of and dissolve a company

wind someone up British & World English

Tease or irritate someone

wind something up British & World English

Arrange the affairs of and dissolve a company

twist the knife British & World English

Deliberately make someone’s sufferings worse

wind something down in wind2 British & World English

Draw or bring gradually to a close

wind something down in wind down British & World English

Draw or bring gradually to a close

rub salt into the wound in salt British & World English

Make a painful experience even more painful for someone

twist the knife in knife British & World English

Deliberately make someone’s sufferings worse

rub salt into the or someone's wound in salt British & World English

Make a painful experience even more painful for someone

twist someone around one's little finger in little finger British & World English

Have the ability to make someone do whatever one wants

twist someone around one's little finger British & World English

Have the ability to make someone do whatever one wants