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Synonyms for bend

Synonyms for (noun) bend

Synonyms: bend, curve Definition: curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)

Similar words: section, segment Definition: one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object Usage: a section of a fishing rod; metal sections were used below ground; finished the final segment of the road

Synonyms: bend, bend dexter Definition: diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left

Similar words: ordinary Definition: (heraldry) any of several conventional figures used on shields

Synonyms: bend, bending Definition: movement that causes the formation of a curve

Similar words: motion, movement Definition: a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

Synonyms: Bend Definition: a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range

Similar words: town Definition: an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city Usage: they drive through town on their way to work

Synonyms: crook, bend, turn, twist Definition: a circular segment of a curve Usage: a bend in the road; a crook in the path

Similar words: curve, curved shape Definition: the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes

Synonyms: flexure, fold, plication, crease, crimp, bend Definition: an angular or rounded shape made by folding Usage: a fold in the napkin; a crease in his trousers; a plication on her blouse; a flexure of the colon; a bend of his elbow

Similar words: angular shape, angularity Definition: a shape having one or more sharp angles

Synonyms for (verb) bend

Synonyms: turn, twist, bend, flex, deform Definition: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form Usage: bend the rod; twist the dough into a braid; the strong man could turn an iron bar

Similar words: deform, change form, change shape Definition: assume a different shape or form

Synonyms: bend, flex Definition: bend a joint Usage: flex your wrists; bend your knees

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: bend Definition: change direction Usage: The road bends

Similar words: turn Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense Usage: Turn towards me; The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face; She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs

Synonyms: bend, deflect, turn away Definition: turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest

Similar words: turn Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense Usage: Turn towards me; The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face; She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs

Synonyms: bend, flex Definition: form a curve Usage: The stick does not bend

Similar words: deform, change form, change shape Definition: assume a different shape or form

Synonyms: bow, stoop, bend, crouch Definition: bend one's back forward from the waist on down Usage: he crouched down; She bowed before the Queen; The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse

Similar words: bend, flex Definition: form a curve Usage: The stick does not bend