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1. unbend

verb. ['ˌənˈbɛnd'] 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
  • decompress

Antonyms

  • rush
  • accelerate
  • heat
  • relax

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Rhymes with Unbend

  • overextend
  • comprehend
  • condescend
  • transcend
  • recommend
  • landsend
  • apprehend
  • suspend
  • reoffend
  • pretend
  • portend
  • misspend
  • extend
  • expend
  • echemende
  • distend
  • contend
  • befriend
  • yearend
  • relend
  • intend
  • impend
  • descend
  • depend
  • defend
  • commend
  • backend
  • trend
  • spend
  • offend

Sentences with unbend


1. Verb, base form
Take a metal hanger and unbend it so that it extends its full length.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
To remove the curlers, unbend from the “O” or “U” shape and unwind.

Quotes about unbend


1. A man, though wise, should never be ashamed of learning more, and must unbend his mind.
- Sophocles, Antigone

2. unbend

verb. ['ˌənˈbɛnd'] release from mental strain, tension, or formality.

Synonyms

  • make relaxed
  • unwind
  • unstrain
  • loosen up
  • unlax

Antonyms

  • strain
  • increase
  • strengthen
  • stay

3. unbend

verb. ['ˌənˈbɛnd'] make less taut.

Synonyms

  • loose
  • relax
  • unbrace

Antonyms

  • boil
  • open
  • alkalize
  • nitrify

4. unbend

verb. ['ˌənˈbɛnd'] straighten up or out; make straight.

Synonyms

  • change posture

Antonyms

  • curdle
  • get well

5. unbend

verb. ['ˌənˈbɛnd'] free from flexure.

Synonyms

  • straighten out

Antonyms

  • die
  • demulsify

6. unbend

verb. ['ˌənˈbɛnd'] unfasten, as a sail, from a spar or a stay.

Antonyms

  • cool
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