bend

I
n.

1) to make a bend (the river makes a bend)

2) a horseshoe; sharp; slight bend

3) a knee bend

4) (misc.) (colloq.) (BE) round the bend ('mentally unsound')

II
v.

1) (D; intr., tr.) to bend to (the road bends to the right; she cannot bend them to her will)

2) (D; tr.) to bend into (she bent the bar into the right shape)

* * *
[bend]
slight bend
a horseshoe
a knee bend
(misc.) (colloq.) (BE) round the bend ('mentally unsound')
(D; tr.) to bend into (she bent the bar into the right shape)
to make a bend (the river makes a bend)
(D; intr., tr.) to bend to (the road bends to the right; she cannot bend them to her will)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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