bend, crook, twist, turn(noun)
a circular segment of a curve
"a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"
movement that causes the formation of a curve
curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bend(noun)
an angular or rounded shape made by folding
"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"
a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range
bend, bend dexter(verb)
diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left
form a curve
"The stick does not bend"
"The road bends"
flex, bend, deform, twist, turn(verb)
cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
"bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"
crouch, stoop, bend, bow(verb)
bend one's back forward from the waist on down
"he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse"
deflect, bend, turn away(verb)
turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest
bend a joint
"flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"
Any of the various knots which join the ends of two lines.
A severe condition caused by excessively quick decompression, causing bubbles of nitrogen to form in the blood; decompression sickness.
One of the honourable ordinaries formed by two diagonal lines drawn from the dexter chief to the sinister base; it generally occupies a fifth part of the shield if uncharged, but if charged one third.
To cause (something) to change its shape into a curve, by physical force, chemical action, or any other means.
To become curved.
Look at the trees bending in the wind.
To cause to change direction.
To change direction.
The road bends to the right
He bent down to pick up the pieces.
To force to submit.
They bent me to their will.
I am bending to my desire to eat junk food.
To apply to a task or purpose.
He bent company's resources to gaining market share.
To apply oneself to a task or purpose.
He bent to the goal of gaining market share.
To adapt or interpret to for a purpose or beneficiary.
To tie, as in securing a line to a cleat; to shackle a chain to an anchor; make fast.
Bend the sail to the yard.
To smoothly change the pitch of a note.
You should bend the G slightly sharp in the next measure.
To swing the body when rowing.
Origin: From benden, from bendan, from bandijanan, from bhendh-. Cognate with benden, bænde, bende, benda, benda. More at band.
to strain or move out of a straight line; to crook by straining; to make crooked; to curve; to make ready for use by drawing into a curve; as, to bend a bow; to bend the knee
to turn toward some certain point; to direct; to incline
to apply closely or with interest; to direct
to cause to yield; to render submissive; to subdue
to fasten, as one rope to another, or as a sail to its yard or stay; or as a cable to the ring of an anchor
to be moved or strained out of a straight line; to crook or be curving; to bow
to jut over; to overhang
to be inclined; to be directed
to bow in prayer, or in token of submission
a turn or deflection from a straight line or from the proper direction or normal position; a curve; a crook; as, a slight bend of the body; a bend in a road
turn; purpose; inclination; ends
a knot by which one rope is fastened to another or to an anchor, spar, or post
the best quality of sole leather; a butt. See Butt
hard, indurated clay; bind
same as caisson disease. Usually referred to as the bends
one of the honorable ordinaries, containing a third or a fifth part of the field. It crosses the field diagonally from the dexter chief to the sinister base
Bend is a city in and the county seat of Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. It is the principal city of the Bend, Oregon Metropolitan Statistical Area. Bend is Central Oregon's largest city, and despite its modest size, is the de facto metropolis of the region, owing to the low population density of that area. Bend recorded a population of 76,693 at the time of the 2010 US Census., up from 52,029 in recorded during the 2000 census. The current estimated population of Bend as of 2011 is 77,905. Bend's metro population was estimated at 170,705 as of July 1, 2009. The Bend MSA is the 5th largest metropolitan area in Oregon. Bend is located on the eastern edge of the Cascade Range along the Deschutes River. Here the Ponderosa Pine forest transitions into the high desert, characterized by arid land, junipers, sagebrush, and bitter-brush. Originally a crossing point on the river, settlement began in the early 1900s. Bend was incorporated as a city in 1905. Economically, it started as a logging town but is now identified as a gateway for many outdoor sports, including mountain biking, fishing, hiking, camping, rock climbing, white-water rafting, skiing, and golf.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bend, n. in leather, half a butt cut lengthwise.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Bend' in Verbs Frequency: #515
The numerical value of Bend in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Bend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A good excercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up.
The arc of the moral universe may bend towards justice, but it doesn't bend on its own.
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective.
It was made just like the other rings they've got in there, you can bend it up and shove it in here. So it was made for a vending machine. I just don't understand why.
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- подчинявам, извивам се, извивам, завивам, превивам, връзвам, възел, кесонна болест, завойBulgarian
- ohnout, ohybCzech
- durchbiegen, biegen, beugen, KurveGerman
- λυγίζω, στροφήGreek
- fleksi, kurbigiEsperanto
- doblar, doblegar, curvar, doblarseSpanish
- taipua, suuntautua, sitoa, kumartua, taivuttaa, antaa periksi, kääntyä, kääntää, kiinnittää, suunnata, myöntyä, kaaret, anturanahka, palkki, kytky, tarkoitus, sukeltajantauti, mutka, parrasFinnish
- lùb, crom, boghaScottish Gaelic
- התכופף, כופףHebrew
- görbít, hajlítHungarian
- curvarsi, piegare, curvare, ammanigliare, piegarsi, curvaItalian
- 曲がる, 曲げるJapanese
- curvo, flecto, sinuōLatin
- ngawaki, whakapiko, noninga, hawhe, hawe, whawheMāori
- gaan, buigen, plooien, bevestigen, corrigeren, vastmaken, onderwerpen, knopen, draaien, afbuigen, bocht, verbindingsknoopDutch
- curvar, curvar-se, virar, dobrar-se, dobrar, obrigar, doença de descompressão, curva, bandaPortuguese
- îndoi, curbaRomanian
- гнуться, изгибать, сгибать, изгибаться, гнуть, изгибRussian
- upogniti, zavojSlovene
- böja, glida, kuva, binda, krokna, böj, kurva, knop, krökSwedish
- kunja, pindaSwahili
- uốn congVietnamese
- verdjî, ployî, fé ployîWalloon
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