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1 wound /ˈwuːnd/ noun
plural wounds
1 wound
/ˈwuːnd/
noun
plural wounds
Learner's definition of WOUND
[count]
: an injury that is caused when a knife, bullet, etc., cuts or breaks the skin
see also flesh wound
: a feeling of sadness, anger, etc., that is caused by something bad that has happened to you

lick your wounds

see 1lick

rub salt in/into someone's wounds

see 1rub

time heals all wounds

see 1time

twist/turn the knife in the wound

see 1knife
2 wound /ˈwuːnd/ verb
wounds; wounded; wounding
2 wound
/ˈwuːnd/
verb
wounds; wounded; wounding
Learner's definition of WOUND
[+ object]
: to injure (someone or something) by cutting or breaking the skin
: to cause (someone) to feel emotional pain
3 wound /ˈwaʊnd/
3 wound
/ˈwaʊnd/
Learner's definition of WOUND
past tense and past participle of 2wind
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