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Meaning of WEND

Pronunciation:  wend

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  direct one's course or way
 

WEND is a 4 letter word that starts with W.

 

 See Also: go, locomote, move, travel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Wend\, obs.
    p. p. of {Wene}. --Chaucer.
    
    
  2. \Wend\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wended}, Obs. {Went}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Wending}.] [AS. wendan to turn, to go, caus. of
    windan to wind; akin to OS. wendian, OFries. wenda, D. wenden
    to turn, G. wenden, Icel. venda, Sw. v["a]nda, Dan. vende,
    Goth. wandjan. See {Wind} to turn, and cf. {Went}.]
    1. To go; to pass; to betake one's self. ``To Canterbury they
       wend.'' --Chaucer.
    
             To Athens shall the lovers wend.      --Shak.
    
    2. To turn round. [Obs.] --Sir W. Raleigh.
    
    
  3. \Wend\, v. t.
    To direct; to betake; -- used chiefly in the phrase to wend
    one's way. Also used reflexively. ``Great voyages to wend.''
    --Surrey.
    
    
  4. \Wend\, n. (O. Eng. Law)
    A large extent of ground; a perambulation; a circuit. [Obs.]
    --Burrill.
    
    
 

 

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