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wind upphrasal verb
(of a person) to find yourself in a particular place or situation I always said he would wind up in prison. wind up doing something We eventually wound up staying in a little hotel a few miles from town. + adj. If you take risks like that you'll wind up dead.jump to other results
- 1to bring something such as a speech or meeting to an end The speaker was just winding up when the door was flung open. If we all agree, let's wind up the discussion.
- 2to make something such as the window of a car move upward by turning a handle, pressing a button, etc. Are all the windows wound up?