bend

To shape according to one’s own purpose.
To apply oneself closely; concentrate.
To relax or make an exception.
To force a different direction of shape.
To deviate from a straight line or position.
To incline the body.
To cause a curved or angular shape.
To make a concession; yield.
To misrepresent; distort.
To bring (something) into a state of tension.
The act or fact of bending.
The state of being bent.
Something bent.
A town in Central Oregon.