Cold winds were blowing outside.
The wind is picking up, isn't it?
When the wind blew the wig off of her head, I realized that I’m really attracted to bald women.
The kanji and the word are exactly the same. That means they share meanings as well.
Do you know the word "kamikaze" from WWII history? Well, it means "divine wind." The "kaze" part is the wind part, and this word uses the same reading, making it かぜ as well.