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|present participle||winding up|
|past tense||wound up|
|past participle||wound up|
There were no hotels available in San Francisco, so we wound up in Oakland.
Ted wound up owing almost $50,000 in loans for graduate school.
People are winding up in debt.
I’d like to wind up the meeting soon.
Please don’t wind him up, he causes me enough trouble.
This is the American English definition of wind up. View British English definition of wind up.