wind into (something)

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wind into (something)

1. To twist or coil into some shape. The cable automatically winds into a coil when you let go of it so that it won't become tangled. The wriggly worm wound into a curled-up mass in my palm.
2. To twist or coil something into a particular shape. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "wind" and "into." Please be sure to wind the hose into a tight loop when you're done to avoid kinks in the line.
3. To cause someone to enter a particular state or condition by subjecting them to some intense or unpleasant emotion or experience. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "wind" and "into." This whole process has been winding me into a bundle of nerves. The fringe politician has been winding a lot of people into a tizzy with her conspiracy theories and extremist rhetoric.
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wind into something

to coil up into something. The snake wound into a tight coil. The rubber bands wound into a knot and were worthless.
See also: wind