bend

What are the hypernyms for bend?

Hypernyms for bend

segment curve ordinary curved shape movement angular shape section motion angularity change shape turn change form bend deform flex move

Definitions for bend

  • verb - cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"
  • verb - bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"
  • verb - change direction; "The road bends"
  • verb - turn from a straight course
  • verb - form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
  • verb - bend one's back forward from the waist on down; "he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse"
  • noun - curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
  • noun - diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left
  • noun - movement that causes the formation of a curve
  • noun - a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range
  • noun - a circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"
  • noun - an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow"
  • Pronounciation of bend

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    Synonyms for bend

    crook flexure curve fold crimp bend dexter crease bending plication flex deflect bow deform turn away twist crouch turn stoop

    Antonyms for bend

    unbend straighten

    Holonyms for bend

    No holonyms found for bend.

    Hyponyms for bend

    blind curve deflection pleat twirl blind bend deflexion plait pucker elbow refraction kink ruck hairpin bend bight twist indent crank curve replicate slant bend double up cringe curl dent convolve arch lean angle bow fawn cower draw in incurvate convolute arc tilt crouch double over crawl grovel squinch gnarl crook retroflex tip stoop double creep curl up huddle

    Meronyms for bend

    No meronyms found for bend.

    Sounds like bend

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