1. To have as a logical consequence; SYN. imply, mean.
2. To impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result; SYN. implicate.
3. (Law) Settle on a person and his descendants or certain of them
To wind in or about; enfold.
quill / kwɪl /
1. To pierce with quills.
2. To wind (thread or yarn) on a quill.
3. To make a series of small rounded ridges in (cloth).
ETYM as. unwindan. Related to Un-, and Wind to coil.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: unwound).
1. To reverse the winding or twisting of; SYN. wind off, unroll.
2. To separate the tangles of; SYN. disentangle.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: wound)
1. To extend in curves and turns; SYN. curve.
2. To wrap around, move around; SYN. wrap, roll.
3. Said of springs: to wind up.
4. To tighten the spring of (a mechanism); SYN. wind up.
1. To give a preliminary swing to the arm pitching, as in baseball.
2. When you say that someone or something winds up a certain way or winds up doing something, you mean that this situation was the result of a series of decisions, actions, or unplanned and unexpected occurrences. End up is similar to wind up.