Definitions for bend

Definitions for (noun) bend

Main entry: bend, curve

Definition: curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)

Main entry: bend, bend dexter

Definition: diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left

Main entry: bend, bending

Definition: movement that causes the formation of a curve

Main entry: Bend

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

Main entry: crook, bend, turn, twist

Definition: a circular segment of a curve

Usage: a bend in the road; a crook in the path

Main entry: 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

Definitions for (verb) bend

Main entry: 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

Main entry: bend, flex

Definition: bend a joint

Usage: flex your wrists; bend your knees

Main entry: bend

Definition: change direction

Usage: The road bends

Main entry: bend, deflect, turn away

Definition: turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest

Main entry: bend, flex

Definition: form a curve

Usage: The stick does not bend

Main entry: 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

Visual thesaurus for bend