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Meaning of UNWIND

Pronunciation:  un'wInd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  cause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me"
  2. [v]  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"
  3. [v]  reverse the winding or twisting of; "unwind a ball of yarn"
  4. [v]  separate the tangles of
 

UNWIND is a 6 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: disentangle, loosen up, make relaxed, relax, unlax, unroll, unstrain, wind off
 
 Antonyms: roll, strain, tense, tense up, twine, wind, wrap
 
 See Also: affect, change state, decompress, displace, move, roll out, sit back, slow down, straighten, take it easy, turn, unbend, uncoil, undo, unwind, vege out, vegetate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Un*wind"\, v. t. [AS. unwindan. See 1st {Un-}, and
    {Wind} to coil.]
    1. To wind off; to loose or separate, as what or convolved;
       to untwist; to untwine; as, to unwind thread; to unwind a
       ball of yarn.
    
    2. To disentangle. [Obs.] --Hooker.
    
    
  2. \Un*wind"\, v. i.
    To be or become unwound; to be capable of being unwound or
    untwisted.
    
    
 

 

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