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BEND





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  1. [noun] a circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"
    Synonyms: crook, turn

  2. [noun] movement that causes the formation of a curve
    Synonyms: ing

  3. [noun] curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
    Synonyms: curve

  4. [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"
    Synonyms: fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp

  5. [noun] a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range
    Synonyms: Bend

  6. [noun] diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left
    Synonyms: dexter

  7. [verb] form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
    Synonyms: flex

  8. [verb] change direction; "The road bends"

  9. [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"
    Synonyms: flex, deform, twist, turn

  10. [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"
    Synonyms: crouch, stoop, bow

  11. [verb] turn from a straight course , fixed direction, or line of interest
    Synonyms: deflect, turn away

  12. [verb] bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"
    Synonyms: flex

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