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If one says that a road snakes, does it necessarily imply that the road is winding? Or can it also express that the road is long and stretched out?

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The verb snakes indicates that something winds or twists.

New Oxford American Dictionary:

snake v. [intrans.] move or extend with the twisting motion of a snake

Wiktionary definition:

To move in a winding path.

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