bend

Part of speech: verb

To curve; crook; deflect; direct; apply.

Part of speech: verb

To subdue.

Part of speech: verb

To make fast; tie.

Part of speech: verb

To become curved or deflected.

Part of speech: verb

To yield; submit; devote oneself.

Part of speech: verb

To overhang.

Part of speech: noun

A curve or crook; a bending; a loop or knot.

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Usage examples "bend":

  1. From dawn till dark, the slaves are required to bend to their work. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
  2. They saw it bend a tree at the edge of the clearing and heard the tree snap loudly as it broke and fell across the path. - "Sunny Boy in the Country", Ramy Allison White.
  3. I bend and pick it up. - "The Monk and The Hangman's Daughter", Adolphe Danziger De Castro and Ambrose Bierce.