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Synonyms for unwind

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwind, wind off, unroll(verb)

    reverse the winding or twisting of

    "unwind a ball of yarn"

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

    wrap, twine, roll, wind

  2. unwind, disentangle(verb)

    separate the tangles of

    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

    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"

    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

    wrap, roll, twine, wind

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

    cause to feel relaxed

    "A hot bath always relaxes me"

    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

    wrap, wind, roll, twine

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unwind(v)

    disentangle, unravel

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "unwind":

    relax, decompress

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How to use unwind in a sentence?

  1. Kumar Desai:

    Finding 15 or 30 minutes a day to unwind is very helpful to keep your mind, body and spirit in balance.

  2. Gerald Singham:

    It doesn't have to be a total unwinding. But it could be an unwind in the sense for Grab to now sell off part of its business to another ride-hailing service provider.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The first day of the brand new calendar year is an empowered time to psychologically unwind to mentally find own life charged emotionally with a refined energy & enthusiasm to create a beautiful growth paradigm within the physically defined laws of nature and the rules of the game called LIFE

  4. Scott Colyer:

    You might as well hang on because the last couple of hours can be kind of interesting as people unwind their positions.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Unwind is not to rewind to go to enjoy through the old memory lane but to find the right path to walk upon on the life's journey.

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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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