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Bend

Definition

[n] curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
[n] diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left
[n] movement that causes the formation of a curve
[n] a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range
[n] a circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"
[n] 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"
[v] cause to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"
[v] change direction; "The road bends"
[v] turn from a straight course , fixed direction, or line of interest
[v] form a curve; "The stick does not bend"; "Bend your knees"
[v] 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"

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Antonyms

straighten, unbend, unbend