bended

[ ben-did ]
/ ˈbɛn dɪd /
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verb Archaic.

simple past tense and past participle of bend1.

Definition for bended (2 of 2)

bend

1
[ bend ]
/ bɛnd /

verb (used with object), bent or (Archaic) bend·ed; bend·ing.


verb (used without object), bent or (Archaic) bend·ed; bend·ing.

noun

Origin of bend

1
before 1000; Middle English benden (v.) Old English bendan to bind, bend (a bow); cognate with Middle High German benden, Old Norse benda; akin to Old Norse band band. See band3

SYNONYMS FOR bend

Related forms

bend·a·ble, adjectivenon·bend·ing, adjectivere·bend·a·ble, adjective

Synonym study

10. Bend, bow, stoop imply taking a bent posture. Bend and bow are used of the head and upper body; stoop is used of the body only.
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British Dictionary definitions for bended (1 of 2)

bend

1
/ (bɛnd) /

verb bends, bending or bent


noun

See also bends

Derived Forms

bendable, adjective

Word Origin for bend

Old English bendan; related to Old Norse benda, Middle High German benden; see bind, band ³

British Dictionary definitions for bended (2 of 2)

bend

2
/ (bɛnd) /

noun

heraldry an ordinary consisting of a diagonal line traversing a shield

Word Origin for bend

Old English bend band ²; see bend 1
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Medicine definitions for bended

bend

[ bĕnd ]

v.

To incline the body; stoop.

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Idioms and Phrases with bended

bend

In addition to the idioms beginning with bend

  • bend one's elbow
  • bend over backwards
  • bend someone's ear

also see:

  • around the bend
  • crook (bend) one's elbow
  • on bended knee

Also see underbent.


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