wound

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wound is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

noun, verb 1
verb 2

Noun[change]

Singular
wound

Plural
wounds

A small wound
  1. A wound is a cut in skin with pain and blood, a burn, or other similar mark on someone's body.
    I dropped a knife on my foot, but the wound was minor, so I didn't need to go to the hospital.


Verb 1[change]

Plain form
wound

Third-person singular
wounds

Past tense
wounded

Past participle
wounded

Present participle
wounding

  1. (transitive) When you wound someone, you cause an injury (a wound) to the person.
    The sharp blade wounded the man.

Verb 2[change]

Plain form
wind

Third person singular
winds

Simple past
wound

Past participle
wound

Present participle
winding

  1. The past tense and past participle of wind.
    He wound the rope around the post.