wind up (2)
Meaning: to end something like a meeting, a lecture or a discussionSynonym: wind down, finish
- wind sth up People were starting to yawn and look at their watches, so I knew it was time to wind the meeting up.
- wind up sth The judge decided it was time to go home so he told the lawyers to wind up the day's proceedings.
wind up (2): meeting, show, concert, performance, debate, discussion, lecture
Note: "wind" is pronounced as in "wind the clock", not as in "the wind blew"
The leader of the band gave a signal that meant it was time to wind up the concert, so the musicians knew that this would be