Definitions for woundwund; Older Use and Literary waʊnd

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word wound

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

woundwund; Older Use and Literary waʊnd(n.)

  1. an injury, usu. involving division of tissue or rupture of the integument or mucous membrane, due to external violence or some mechanical agency rather than disease.

    Category: Pathology

  2. a similar injury to the tissue of a plant.

    Category: Plant Pathology

  3. an injury or hurt to feelings, sensibilities, reputation, etc.

  4. (v.t.)to inflict a wound upon; injure; hurt.

  5. (v.i.)to inflict a wound.

Origin of wound:

bef. 900; ME; OE wund, c. OS wunda, OHG wunta, ON und wound, Go wunds wounded

wound′ing•ly(adv.)

woundwaʊnd(v.)

  1. Ref: a pt. and pp. of wind2 1 2 and wind3. 1 3

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wound, lesion(noun)

    an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)

  2. wound, injury, combat injury(noun)

    a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

  3. wound(noun)

    a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride)

    "he feared that mentioning it might reopen the wound"; "deep in her breast lives the silent wound"; "The right reader of a good poem can tell the moment it strikes him that he has taken an immortal wound--that he will never get over it"--Robert Frost

  4. wound, wounding(adj)

    the act of inflicting a wound

  5. wound(verb)

    put in a coil

  6. injure, wound(verb)

    cause injuries or bodily harm to

  7. hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite(verb)

    hurt the feelings of

    "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. wound(noun)ʊnd

    an injury

    serious wounds; a leg/head/chest etc. wound

  2. wound(verb)ʊnd

    to injure or hurt

    He was badly wounded in the explosion.; fatally wounded

  3. woundʊnd

    to upset

    His cruel comments had wounded her pride.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wound

    of Wind

  2. Wound

    of Wind

  3. Wound

    imp. & p. p. of Wind to twist, and Wind to sound by blowing

  4. Wound(noun)

    a hurt or injury caused by violence; specifically, a breach of the skin and flesh of an animal, or in the substance of any creature or living thing; a cut, stab, rent, or the like

  5. Wound(noun)

    fig.: An injury, hurt, damage, detriment, or the like, to feeling, faculty, reputation, etc

  6. Wound(noun)

    an injury to the person by which the skin is divided, or its continuity broken; a lesion of the body, involving some solution of continuity

  7. Wound(noun)

    to hurt by violence; to produce a breach, or separation of parts, in, as by a cut, stab, blow, or the like

  8. Wound(noun)

    to hurt the feelings of; to pain by disrespect, ingratitude, or the like; to cause injury to

Freebase

  1. Wound

    A wound is a type of injury in which skin is torn, cut, or punctured, or where blunt force trauma causes a contusion. In pathology, it specifically refers to a sharp injury which damages the dermis of the skin.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wound' in Nouns Frequency: #1756

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wound' in Verbs Frequency: #1005


Translations for wound

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

wound(verb)

to hurt or injure physically

He didn't kill the animal; – he just wounded it; He was wounded in the battle.

Get even more translations for wound »

Translation

Find a translation for the wound definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these wound definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"wound." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 31 Oct. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/wound>.

Are we missing a good definition for wound?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for wound: