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VERB (1)

1. direct one's course or way;
- Example: "wend your way through the crowds"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wend \Wend\ (w[e^]nd), obs. p. p. of Wene. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wend \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[aum]nda, Dan. vende, Goth. wandjan. See Wind to turn, and cf. Went.] [1913 Webster] 1. To go; to pass; to betake one's self. "To Canterbury they wend." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] To Athens shall the lovers wend. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To turn round. [Obs.] --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wend \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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wend \Wend\, n. (O. Eng. Law) A large extent of ground; a perambulation; a circuit. [Obs.] --Burrill. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wends \Wends\, n. pl.; sing. Wend. (Ethnol.) A Slavic tribe which once occupied the northern and eastern parts of Germany, of which a small remnant exists. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

wend v 1: direct one's course or way; "wend your way through the crowds"