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There are 16 meanings of the word Bends.

Bends - as a noun

Pain resulting from rapid change in pressure

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
aeroembolism18air embolismcaisson diseasedecompression sicknessgas embolism

Bends - as a verb

To cause (something) to change its shape into a curve, by physical force, chemical action, or any other means.

Example: "Don’t bend your knees."

To become curved.

Example: "Look at the trees bending in the wind."

To cause to change direction.

To change direction.

Example: "The road bends to the right"

To be inclined; to direct itself.

(usually with "down") to stoop.

Example: "He bent down to pick up the pieces."

To bow in prayer, or in token of submission.

To force to submit.

Example: "They bent me to their will."

To submit.

Example: "I am bending to my desire to eat junk food."

To apply to a task or purpose.

Example: "He bent the company's resources to gaining market share."

To apply oneself to a task or purpose.

Example: "He bent to the goal of gaining market share."

To adapt or interpret to for a purpose or beneficiary.

To tie, as in securing a line to a cleat; to shackle a chain to an anchor; make fast.

Example: "Bend the sail to the yard."

To smoothly change the pitch of a note.

Example: "You should bend the g slightly sharp in the next measure."

To swing the body when rowing.

Example Sentences

"He bends down to tie his shoelaces."
"She bends over to pick up the fallen papers."
"The gymnast bends backwards to showcase her flexibility."
"The tree bends in the strong wind."
"He bends the metal wire into a circle."
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Word Game Points

Is BENDS a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, bends is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BENDS has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is BENDS a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, bends is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BENDS has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 10.

Is BENDS a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, bends is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BENDS has a WORDFEUD points total of 9.

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