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1. unwind

verb. ['ənˈwaɪnd'] reverse the winding or twisting of.

Synonyms

  • displace
  • move
  • unroll

Antonyms

  • relax
  • boil
  • open
  • alkalize

Etymology

  • unwindan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Unwind

  • disinclined
  • unconfined
  • intertwined
  • unrefined
  • undermined
  • undefined
  • redesigned
  • redefined
  • reclined
  • reassigned
  • realigned
  • mankind
  • inclined
  • gschwind
  • entwined
  • enshrined
  • declined
  • consigned
  • confined
  • combined
  • unsigned
  • unlined
  • unkind
  • resigned
  • remind
  • refined
  • maligned
  • elkind
  • designed
  • defined

Sentences with unwind


1. Verb, base form
Viewing and listening to a crackling fire can be a pleasant way to unwind.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Take a break after a long day of touring the city and unwind in the lobby bar and lounge.

3. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Look for a loose end, and gently unwind the hair.

2. unwind

verb. ['ənˈwaɪnd'] separate the tangles of.

Synonyms

  • roll out
  • uncoil
  • disentangle
  • undo

Antonyms

  • nitrify
  • die
  • demulsify
  • cool

Etymology

  • unwindan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. unwind

verb. ['ənˈwaɪnd'] cause to feel relaxed.

Synonyms

  • make relaxed
  • slow down
  • affect
  • unstrain
  • loosen up
  • unbend
  • decompress
  • unlax

Antonyms

  • strain
  • increase
  • stiffen
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • unwindan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. unwind

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • stay
  • rush
  • accelerate
  • heat

Etymology

  • unwindan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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