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Synonyms for unwind

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwind, wind off, unrollverb

    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, disentangleverb

    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 downverb

    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 relaxedverb

    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

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  1. unwindverb

    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. James Smith:

    We think 0.50% is roughly consistent with Governor Andrew Bailey’s past comments. But the speed of unwind has the potential to be a little quicker than we might have expected.

  2. Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer:

    When it's something that is going to go on and unwind over the course of time, it's much harder.

  3. Juerg Zeltner:

    That huge amount of money in the system : five times more dollars, two times more euros, three times more yen--to unwind that trade is going to take a long time, that is why I think it takes a generation.

  4. Gary Richardson:

    [ This ] allows the central bank to go slower [ and ] to be more moderate in progressing as they unwind these policies.

  5. Jim Paulsen:

    To think we are going to unwind this without any market turbulence is unrealistic to me.

Translations for unwind

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  • abdocken, loswickeln, sich abwickeln, sich entspannen, abwickeln, abschalten, abspulenGerman
  • desenrollar, relajarseSpanish
  • avata, purkaa, rentoutua, purkautuaFinnish
  • décompresser, se détendre, défaire, débobiner, dérouler, démêlerFrench
  • खोलनाHindi
  • legombolyít, ellazulHungarian
  • desenrolarPortuguese
  • deșiraRomanian
  • размотатьRussian
  • çözmek, rahatlamak, gevşemekTurkish
  • 放松Chinese

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