Search Result:Bend

KK Pronunciation

〔 bZnd 〕


〔 bєnd 〕

Overview of noun bend

The noun bend has 6 senses

  • bend, crook, twist, turn -- (a circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path")

  • bending, bend -- (movement that causes the formation of a curve)

  • bend, curve -- (curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.))

  • fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bend -- (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")

  • Bend -- (a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range)

  • bend, bend dexter -- (diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left)

Overview of verb bend

The verb bend has 6 senses

  • bend, flex -- (form a curve; "The stick does not bend")

  • bend -- (change direction; "The road bends")

  • flex, bend, deform, twist, turn -- (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")

  • crouch, stoop, bend, bow -- (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")

  • deflect, bend, turn away -- (turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest)

  • flex, bend -- (bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees")