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wend •command, demand, remand •reprimand • countermand •amend, append, apprehend, ascend, attend, befriend, bend, blend, blende, commend, comprehend, condescend, contend, depend, emend, end, expend, extend, fend, forfend, friend, impend, interdepend, lend, mend, misapprehend, misspend, offend, Oostende, Ostend, perpend, portend, rend, reprehend, scrag-end, send, spend, subtend, suspend, tail end, tend, transcend, trend, underspend, upend, vend, weekend, wend •U-bend • dividend • bookend •ill-omened • bin-end • stipend •penfriend • boyfriend • girlfriend •godsend • parascend • repetend •ingrained, self-contained, self-restrained, self-sustained, unascertained, unconstrained, undertrained, undrained, unexplained, unfeigned, unrestrained, unstained, unstrained, unsustained, untrained •crackbrained • harebrained •featherbrained • tearstained •fiend, unscreened, unweaned
wend turn (tr. and intr. in many senses), go. OE. wendan = OS. wendian, OHG. wentan (Du., G. wenden), ON. venda, Goth. (Gmc.) wandjan, causative of *windan WIND2. From c. 1500 the new formation wended has prevailed for pt. and pp. in the tr. senses, and went, regularly evolved from OE. wende, ġewend, has repl. the older pts. belonging to GO.
wend / wend/ • v. [intr.] (wend one's way) go in a specified direction, typically slowly or by an indirect route: they wended their way across the city.
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