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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (4)

1. finally be or do something;
- Example: "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"
- Example: "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"
[syn: finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up, finish]

2. give a preliminary swing to the arm pitching;

3. stimulate sexually;
- Example: "This movie usually arouses the male audience"
[syn: arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind up]

4. coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem;
- Example: "wind your watch"
[syn: wind, wind up]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

wind up v 1: finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again" [syn: finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up, finish] 2: give a preliminary swing to the arm pitching 3: stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience" [syn: arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind up] 4: coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch" [syn: wind, wind up]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

47 Moby Thesaurus words for "wind up": abort, button up, cap, carry to completion, cease, charge, clean up, climax, close, close out, close up, cock, complete, conclude, crown, culminate, determine, do, end, finalize, finish, finish off, finish up, get done, get it over, get through, get through with, get up steam, halt, load, mop up, perfect, perorate, prime, resolve, round out, scrap, scratch, set, steam up, stop, terminate, top off, top out, warm up, wind, wrap up