Wended
Wend Wend, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wended}, Obs. {Went}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wending}.] [AS. wendan to turn, to go, caus. of windan to wind; akin to OS. wendian, OFries. wenda, D. wenden to turn, G. wenden, Icel. venda, Sw. v["a]nda, Dan. vende, Goth. wandjan. See {Wind} to turn, and cf. {Went}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To go; to pass; to betake one's self. ``To Canterbury they wend.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

To Athens shall the lovers wend. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To turn round. [Obs.] --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • went — (wĕnt) v. ▸ Past tense of GO(Cf. ↑go)1. ╂ [Middle English, from Old English wende, past tense and past participle of wendan, to go.] Word History: Why do we say went and not goed? Go has always had an unusual past tense, formed from a completely… …   Word Histories

  • went — past tense of GO (Cf. go); originally past tense and pp. of WEND (Cf. wend). The original past tense forms of wend were wende, wended, but variants wente, went developed from c.1200 and began to replace older past tenses of go. By c.1500 they… …   Etymology dictionary

  • wend — UK [wend] / US verb Word forms wend : present tense I/you/we/they wend he/she/it wends present participle wending past tense wended past participle wended wend your way …   English dictionary

  • wend — [c]/wɛnd / (say wend) verb (wended or, Archaic, went, wending) –verb (t) 1. to direct or pursue (one s way, etc.): he wended his way to the riverside. –verb (i) 2. Archaic to proceed or go. {Middle English; Old English wendan, related to Old… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Wend — Wend, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wended}, Obs. {Went}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wending}.] [AS. wendan to turn, to go, caus. of windan to wind; akin to OS. wendian, OFries. wenda, D. wenden to turn, G. wenden, Icel. venda, Sw. v[ a]nda, Dan. vende, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wending — Wend Wend, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wended}, Obs. {Went}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wending}.] [AS. wendan to turn, to go, caus. of windan to wind; akin to OS. wendian, OFries. wenda, D. wenden to turn, G. wenden, Icel. venda, Sw. v[ a]nda, Dan. vende, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Went — Wend Wend, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wended}, Obs. {Went}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wending}.] [AS. wendan to turn, to go, caus. of windan to wind; akin to OS. wendian, OFries. wenda, D. wenden to turn, G. wenden, Icel. venda, Sw. v[ a]nda, Dan. vende, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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