To cause (something) to change its shape into a curve, by physical force, chemical action, or any other means. (verb)
To become curved. (verb)
To cause to change direction. (verb)
To change direction. (verb)
To stoop. (verb)
To force to submit. (verb)
To submit. (verb)
To apply to a task or purpose. (verb)
To apply oneself to a task or purpose. (verb)
To adapt or interpret to for a purpose or beneficiary. (verb)
To tie, as in securing a line to a cleat; to shackle a chain to an anchor; make fast. (verb)
To smoothly change the pitch of a note. (verb)
To swing the body when rowing. (verb)
A curve. (noun)
Any of the various knots which join the ends of two lines. (noun)
A severe condition caused by excessively quick decompression, causing bubbles of nitrogen to form in the blood; decompression sickness. (noun)
One of the honourable ordinaries formed by two diagonal lines drawn from the dexter chief to the sinister base; it generally occupies a fifth part of the shield if uncharged, but if charged one third. (noun)
Examples of word bend
Charges set diagonally on the field of a Shield, in the position in which a bend would occupy, are said to be â€œ_in bend_â€ and are arranged in the same manner: but it would be quite possible to have three or more charges each disposed bendwise; but yet, nevertheless, when taken together occupying the position of a fesse and therefore described also as in fesse.
The word "bend" is thrice repeated: "Against him that bendeth let him that bendeth bend," to imply the utmost straining of the bow.
As sheet bends are used to attach two lines of differing diameter, a double sheet bend is used for two lines of radically differing diameter, with the smaller performing the double wrap around the larger.
To vastly increase -- or even marginally increase -- turnout among young voters would require him to again bend the curve of electoral history in midterm elections.
However, will definitely remember to bend from the knees.