Synonyms of wing
1 organ of flight • The bird flapped its wings furiously. organ of flightpinion (poetic)pennon (poetic)
2 annexeDictionary • We were given an office in the empty west wing of the building. annexe • They are planning to set up a museum in an annexe to the theatre.part • He works in a different part of the company.side • the right side of your facesection • She was in the dairy section of the supermarket.extension • the new extension to London's National Galleryadjunct • Physical therapy is an important adjunct to drug treatments.ell (US)
3 factionDictionary • the liberal wing of the Democratic party faction • A peace agreement will be signed by the leaders of the country's warring factions.grouping • There were two main political groupings pressing for independence.group • a radical group within the Communist Partyset • the popular watering hole for the literary setside • Both sides appealed for a new ceasefire.arm • the research arm of Congresssectioncamp • The Republican camp is solidly in favour of capital punishment.branch • The local branch is handling the accounts.circle • a small circle of friendslobby • Agricultural interests are some of the most powerful lobbies there.segment • Three-to-five day cruises are the fastest-growing segment of the market.caucus • the Black Caucus of minority congressmenclique • The country is run by a small clique of wealthy families.coterie • The songs he recorded were written by a small coterie of dedicated writers.schism • The church seems to be on the brink of schism.cabal • He had been chosen by a cabal of fellow senators.
1 flyDictionary • Several birds broke cover and went winging over the lake. fly • The bird flew away.soar • Buzzards soar overhead at a great height.glide • the albatross which glides effortlessly behind the yachttake wing
2 hurryDictionary • He was soon winging his way home to rejoin his family. hurry • the President's attempt to hurry the process of independencefly • I flew downstairs.race • They raced away out of sight.speed • The engine noise rises only slightly as I speed along.streak • A meteorite streaked across the sky.zoom • A police car zoomed by.hasten • He hastened along the landing to her room.hurtle • A pretty young girl came hurtling down the stairs.
3 woundDictionary • He shot at the bird but only managed to wing it. wound • The driver of the bus was wounded by shrapnel.hit • She hit him hard across his left arm.nick • College students already are being nicked, but probably don't realize it.clip • The lorry clipped the rear of a tanker and then crashed into a second truck.graze • I had grazed my knees a little.
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• They are planning to set up a museum in an annexe to the theatre.
armAn arm of an organization is a section of it that operates in a particular country or that deals with a particular activity.
• the research arm of Congress
branchA branch of a business or other organization is one of the offices, shops, or groups which belong to it and which are located in different places.
• The local branch is handling the accounts.
Thesaurus for wing from the Collins English Thesaurus
either of the modified forelimbs of a bird that are covered with large feathers and specialized for flight in most species