bend is part of the Basic English 850.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

Plain form
bend

Third person singular
bends

Simple past
bent

Past participle
bent

Present participle
bending

  1. (transitive & intransitive) To change the shape of an object so that it is not straight.
    The trees were bending in the wind.

NounEdit

Singular
bend

Plural
bends

  1. (countable) A curve.
    There's a bend in the road up ahead.

See alsoEdit