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verb (used without object)
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Idioms for wound
Origin of wound1
synonym study for wound
OTHER WORDS FROM woundwound·ed·ly, adverbwound·ing·ly, adverb
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Definition for wound (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for wound
She was found with several wounds on her body and her face was disfigured.Transgender Salvadoran woman who fled to Guatemala murdered|Ernesto Valle|August 17, 2020|Washington Blade
“They had to be taken to the hospital that night for their wounds to be stitched, but thankfully no one lost their life,” he said.Beirut explosion nearly destroys LGBTQ group’s offices|Michael K. Lavers|August 10, 2020|Washington Blade
I wound up working for him for a few summers when we were in our early 20s.
To be sure, a majority of the 1,126 workers we looked at wound up in software and internet-focused industries, which include unsurprising names like Apple, Alphabet, and IBM.The non-tech companies snapping up PhDs from America’s elite AI programs|Nicolás Rivero|August 3, 2020|Quartz
Repair cells, for example, send out filopodia to detect chemical cues to navigate to wound sites.Coronavirus-infected cells sprout filaments that may spread the virus|Jack J. Lee|July 20, 2020|Science News
Saved from the public gallows, Weeks was virtually exiled from the city, and wound up in Mississippi, where he raised a family.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But those strands of his identity are all wound around the conspiracy that led him back to Gambia for the first time in 23 years.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
After weeks or months in the line only a wound can offer him the comfort of safety, shelter, and a bed.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day|James Jones|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sierra had clung to life for seven weeks before finally succumbing to her wound.11 Children Shot in Milwaukee, One in Her Grandpa's Lap|Michael Daly|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The cuts had been by accident by falling on a metal object after which he then washed the wound with the available water.
Besides, his arms did not bear the slightest trace of a wound.The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar|Maurice Leblanc
The wound was in the thigh of the chief, and it now broke out afresh, as if in punishment for the crime he had committed.Deerfoot in The Mountains|Edward S. Ellis
They struck into the mountains, following a cattle trail that wound upward with devious twists.Crooked Trails and Straight|William MacLeod Raine
One of these coils is of fine wire, which is wound a great many times around the iron.The Story of Great Inventions|Elmer Ellsworth Burns
She had given up her first love, but her heart bled and the wound still smarted.Henry VIII And His Court|Louise Muhlbach
British Dictionary definitions for wound (1 of 2)
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Word Origin for wound
British Dictionary definitions for wound (2 of 2)
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Other words from woundwound v.
Idioms and Phrases with wound
see lick one's wounds; rub in (salt into a wound).