Synonyms for (verb) wind up

Synonyms: fetch up, finish, finish up, end up, wind up, land up

Definition: finally be or do something

Usage: He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart; he wound up being unemployed and living at home again

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel


Synonyms: wind, wind up

Definition: coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem

Usage: wind your watch

Similar words: tighten, fasten

Definition: make tight or tighter

Usage: Tighten the wire


Synonyms: excite, sex, wind up, arouse, turn on

Definition: stimulate sexually

Usage: This movie usually arouses the male audience

Similar words: excite, stimulate, stir, shake, shake up

Definition: stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

Usage: These stories shook the community; the civil war shook the country


Synonyms: wind up

Definition: give a preliminary swing to the arm pitching

Similar words: swing

Definition: move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting

Usage: He swung his left fist; swing a bat