Definition Of wound

verb

an injury to living tissue caused by a cut, blow, or other impact, typically one in which the skin is cut or broken.

He had sustained fractures to his skull, pelvis, and lower back, chest wounds and a broken arm.

cause (someone) to have difficulty breathing because of exertion or a blow to the stomach.

the fall nearly winded him

detect the presence of (a person or animal) by scent.

the birds could not have seen us or winded us

inflict an injury on (someone).

the sergeant was seriously wounded

make (a clock or other device, typically one operated by clockwork) operate by turning a key or handle.

he wound up the clock every Saturday night


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Example Of wound

  • a wound to the thigh

  • A Chinese martial arts expert was in custody yesterday after turning the tables on four burglars armed with knives, killing two of them and seriously wounding a third.

  • a knife wound

  • A pitiful thousand men left from our large expedition stood up to join me, almost none woundless .

  • A positive and creative approach towards family problems changes attitudes and heals old wounds .


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