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Definition 1: a concluding action - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for windup in the sense of this definition

(windup is a kind of ...) the act of ending something

"the termination of the agreement"

(... is a kind of windup ) the act of bringing to completion or fruition

(... is a kind of windup ) the completion of marriage by sexual intercourse

(... is a kind of windup ) the act of finishing

"his best finish in a major tournament was third" "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"

(... is a kind of windup ) the act of finalizing

(... is a kind of windup ) carrying some project or intention to full completion

"I appreciated his follow-through on his promise"

(... is a kind of windup ) the act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion

"his follow-through was straight down the line toward the target" "squash can be dangerous if your opponent has a long follow-through"

(... is a kind of windup ) the successful completion of a program of study

Definition 2: operated by a mechanism - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where windup or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • windup toys

(windup is similar to ...) using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices

"a mechanical process" "his smile was very mechanical" "a mechanical toy"

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