- 1 [countable] a curve or turn, especially in a road or river a sharp bend in the road You took that bend very fast!
- 2the bends [plural] severe pain and difficulty in breathing experienced by a diver who comes back to the surface of the water too quickly Idioms
crazy She has gone completely around the bend. The children are driving me around the bend today (= annoying me very much).
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