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AGAINST THE WIND

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does against the wind mean? 

AGAINST THE WIND (adverb)
  The adverb AGAINST THE WIND has 1 sense:

1. in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing

  Familiarity information: AGAINST THE WIND used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AGAINST THE WIND (adverb)


Sense 1against the wind [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing

Synonyms:

against the wind; into the wind; upwind

Context example:

they flew upwind


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