HyperDic: bend

English > 12 senses of the word bend / Bend:
VERBmotionbend, flexform a curve
motionbendchange direction
contactbend, flex, deform, twist, turncause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked / crooked or angular form
motionbend, crouch, stoop, bowbend one's back forward from the waist on down
motionbend, deflect, turn awayturn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest
contactbend, flexbend a joint
NOUNshapebend, crook, twist, turna circular segment of a curve
eventbend, bendingmovement that causes the formation of a curve
artifactbend, curvecurved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
shapebend, fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimpan angular or rounded shape made by folding
locationBenda town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range
artifactbend, bend dexterdiagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left
bend / Bend > pronunciation
Soundsbeh'nd
Rhymesamend ... wend: 48 rhymes with ehnd...
English > bend: 12 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA circular segment of a curve.
Example"a bend in the road"
Synonymscrook, twist, turn
NarrowerbightA bend / bend or curve (especially in a coastline)
Broadercurve, curved shapeThe trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
Spanishcurva, curvatura, giro, recodo, vuelta
Catalanrevolt
Verbsbendform a curve
bendchange direction
English > bend: 12 senses > noun 2, event
Meaningmovement that causes the formation of a curve.
Synonymbending
Narrowerdeflection, deflexion, refractionThe amount by which a propagating / propagating wave is bent
Broadermovement, motionA natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
Spanishcurvatura, encorvadura, encorvamiento
English > bend: 12 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningcurved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.).
Synonymcurve
CategoryriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
Part ofroad, routeAn open way (generally public) for travel or transportation / transportation
Narrowerblind curve, blind bendA curve or bend in the road that you cannot see around as you are driving
elbowA sharp bend in a road or river
hairpin bendA U-shaped bend in a road
Broadersection, segmentOne of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
Spanishángulo, codo, curva, pliegue
Catalancorba, giragonsa, revolt
Verbsbendchange direction
English > bend: 12 senses > noun 4, shape
MeaningAn angular or rounded shape made by folding.
Example "a bend of his elbow"
Synonymsfold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp
Narrowerkink, twist, twirlA sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
pleat, plaitAny of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape
pucker, ruckAn irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
Broaderangular shape, angularityA shape having one or more sharp angles
Spanisharruga, dobladura, doblez, plegado, pliegue, raya
Catalandoblec, replec, séc
Verbsbendcause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked / crooked or angular form
bendform a curve
English > Bend: 12 senses > noun 5, location
MeaningA town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range.
Instance oftownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
Part ofOregon, Beaver State, OR, Ore.A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
English > bend: 12 senses > noun 6, artifact
Meaningdiagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left.
Synonymbend dexter
Broaderordinary(heraldry) any of several conventional figures used on shields
English > bend: 12 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningform a curve.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe glass tubes bend
Example"The stick does not bend"
Synonymflex
Entailed byhunch, hump, hunch forward, hunch overRound one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
Narrowerarch, curve, arcform an arch or curve
crook, curvebend or cause to bend
crouch, stoop, bend, bowbend one's back forward from the waist on down
curl up, curl, draw inshape one's body into a curl
double over, double, double upBend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain
fawn, crawl, creep, cringe, cower, grovelshow submission or fear
incurvatebend inwards
lean, tilt, tip, slant, angleTo incline or bend from a vertical position
retroflex, replicatebend or turn backward
Broaderchange shape, change form, deformassume a different shape or form
Oppositestraighten, unbendstraighten up or out
Spanishdoblarse, doblar, doblegar, flexionar, torcer
Catalandoblegar, enguerxir, flexionar, torçar, tòrcer
Adjectivesbendablecapable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking / breaking
Nounsbendan angular or rounded shape made by folding
benda circular segment of a curve
bendera tool for bending
English > bend: 12 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningchange direction.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The road bends"
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Spanishdoblarse, doblar
Nounsbendcurved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
benda circular segment of a curve
bendera pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter
English > bend: 12 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningCause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked / crooked or angular form.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey bend the glass tubes
Example"bend the rod"
Synonymsflex, deform, twist, turn
Entailed bycurl, curve, kinkform a curl, curve, or kink
Narrowerconvolve, convolutecurl, wind, or twist together
crankbend into the shape of a crank
gnarlTwist into a state of deformity
incurvateCause to curve / curve inward
indent, dentmake a depression into
Broaderchange shape, change form, deformassume a different shape or form
OppositeunbendFree from flexure
Spanishcurvar, doblar, girar, rotar, torcer
Catalancorbar, doblar, doblegar, encorbar, enroscar, girar, rotar, tòrçar, torçar, tòrcer, trenar
Adjectivesbendablecapable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking / breaking
Nounsbendan angular or rounded shape made by folding
bendera tool for bending
English > bend: 12 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningbend one's back forward from the waist on down.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymscrouch, stoop, bow
Entailschange postureUndergo a change in bodily posture
Narrowerhuddle, cowercrouch or curl up
squinchcrouch down
Broaderbend, flexform a curve
Spanishagachar, inclinarse, inclinar
Catalancorbar-se, encorbar-se, inclinar-se, inclinar
English > bend: 12 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningTurn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsdeflect, turn away
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Spanishtorcer
English > bend: 12 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningbend a joint.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "bend your knees"
Synonymflex
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishcurvar, doblar, flexionar

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