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1. decompress

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

Synonyms

  • vege out
  • relax
  • slow down
  • change state
  • take it easy
  • unwind
  • vegetate
  • turn
  • loosen up
  • unbend

Antonyms

  • strain
  • increase
  • stiffen
  • strengthen

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2. decompress

verb. decrease the pressure of.

Synonyms

  • adjust
  • depressurise
  • puncture
  • depressurize
  • correct

Antonyms

  • pressurize
  • stay
  • rush
  • accelerate

3. decompress

verb. restore to its uncompressed form.

Synonyms

  • uncompress
  • reconstruct

Antonyms

  • heat
  • relax
  • boil

Example sentences of the word decompress


1. Verb, base form
In an ideal world, your bedroom would be your sanctum and your refuge, a zen-like space where you can retreat to decompress after the pressures of the day.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Fear not, though; seek out a nearby water park to cool off, have some wet adventures or just decompress while floating along a lazy river.

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