- a woodwind instrument.
- the section of a band or orchestra composed of woodwinds.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for wood
- out of a dangerous, perplexing, or difficult situation; secure; safe.
- no longer in precarious health or critical condition; out of danger and recovering.
Origin of wood1
synonym study for wood
OTHER WORDS FROM woodwoodless, adjective
Words nearby wood
Definition for wood (2 of 3)
Origin of wood2
Definition for wood (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for wood
A flashlight is an invaluable tool, whether you’re rummaging through a dark basement, tromping through the woods on a nighttime hike, or stuck on the side of the road in the evening with a flat tire.Flashlights for emergency scenarios and outdoor fun|PopSci Commerce Team|August 27, 2020|Popular Science
Jumpers aim to arrive quickly at a blaze in the woods—most of which get sparked by lightning—and deal with it before it spreads.How aerial firefighters battle blazes from the skies|Rob Verger|August 27, 2020|Popular Science
The back fence helps you cut up to 2x14 wood at a 90-degree angle and 2x12 at a 45-degree angle, without a laser guide.Make every project a breeze with the right miter saw|PopSci Commerce Team|August 26, 2020|Popular Science
They look like bowling pins, are made of steel or wood and sit in the corner until an old guy who knows what the hell the deal is comes along.The Gym-Free Pandemic Workout: Kettlebells, Indian Clubs, Sandbags, Oh My!|Eugene Robinson|August 25, 2020|Ozy
Wood remembered calling both Shapery and Thompson in late 2015 with a familiar idea.The Deal Before the 101 Ash St. Debacle Helps Explain How We Got Here|Lisa Halverstadt and Jesse Marx|August 24, 2020|Voice of San Diego
A worn couch sitting squarely before a wood veneer wall, accented by the head of a deer.#Setinthestreet: Your Street Corner Is Their Art Project|James Joiner|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Upstairs, in the living room, splintered logs of hemlock cackled and spat from inside the wood stove.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Conestoga Wood Specialties Corporation A Pennsylvania-based wood cabinet and specialty products manufacturer.
I like all of them, in a way, but I like Scissorhands and Ed Wood.
But, yeah, Beetlejuice, Scissorhands, and Ed Wood are my favorites.
Worst danger zone, the open sea, now traversed, but on land not yet out of the wood.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
"But I can't stop to argue about it now;" and, saying this, he turned into a side path, and disappeared in the wood.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
They found a few belated sowars of the 3d Cavalry, who took refuge in a wood, and the artillery opened fire at the trees!The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Walker had painted a picture he called "Spring," a young girl gathering primroses in a wood.
The hills in sight, however, are very considerably wooded, and wood is apparently the common fuel.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
British Dictionary definitions for wood (1 of 3)
- a long-shafted club with a broad wooden or metal head, used for driving: numbered from 1 to 7 according to size, angle of face, etc
- (as modifier)a wood shot
- casks, barrels, etc, made of wood
- from the wood (of a beverage) from a wooden container rather than a metal or glass one