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