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Definition of wind verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

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 verb
verb
NAmE//wɪnd//
 
[usually passive] wind somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wind
 
he / she / it winds
 
past simple wound
 
-ing form winding
 
 
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to make someone unable to breathe easily for a short time He was momentarily winded by the blow to his stomach. see also long-winded
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: wind