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Synonyms for unwind
ʌnˈwaɪnd

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  1. unwind, wind off, unroll(verb)

    reverse the winding or twisting of

    "unwind a ball of yarn"

    Synonyms:
    wind off, decompress, disentangle, unlax, unroll, loosen up, relax, unbend, unstrain, make relaxed, slow down, unfurl

    Antonyms:
    wrap, twine, roll, wind

  2. unwind, disentangle(verb)

    separate the tangles of

    Synonyms:
    disencumber, extricate, disentangle, slow down, unbend, comb, disembroil, loosen up, unlax, unroll, disinvolve, unsnarl, decompress, straighten out, wind off, untangle, relax, make relaxed, unstrain, comb out

    Antonyms:
    wrap, wind, twine, roll

  3. relax, loosen up, unbend, unwind, decompress, slow down(verb)

    become less tense, rest, or take one's ease

    "He relaxed in the hot tub"; "Let's all relax after a hard day's work"

    Synonyms:
    straighten, decompress, slow down, unbend, depressurise, loosen, disentangle, warm up, slacken, depressurize, unlax, unroll, limber up, loosen up, slow, decelerate, unstuff, loose, slack up, wind off, slow up, uncompress, retard, relax, slack, make relaxed, unstrain

    Antonyms:
    wrap, roll, twine, wind

  4. relax, unstrain, unlax, loosen up, unwind, make relaxed(verb)

    cause to feel relaxed

    "A hot bath always relaxes me"

    Synonyms:
    decompress, slow down, unbend, loosen, disentangle, warm up, slacken, unlax, unroll, loosen up, limber up, loose, slack up, wind off, unstuff, relax, slack, make relaxed, unstrain

    Antonyms:
    wrap, wind, roll, twine

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    relax, decompress

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Translations for unwind

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  • abdocken, abspulen, abschalten, abwickeln, sich entspannen, loswickeln, sich abwickelnGerman
  • desenrollar, relajarseSpanish
  • purkautua, rentoutua, purkaa, avataFinnish
  • défaire, dérouler, décompresser, débobiner, démêler, se détendreFrench
  • खोलनाHindi
  • legombolyít, ellazulHungarian
  • desenrolarPortuguese
  • deșiraRomanian
  • размотатьRussian
  • gevşemek, rahatlamak, çözmekTurkish
  • 放松Chinese

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