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unwind

un·wind

unwind

 
pronunciation:
uhn waInd
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part of speech: verb
inflections: unwinding, unwinds, unwound
definition 1: to undo from a wound or twisted state; remove the twists from.
Let's unwind this cord and plug it in.
definition 2: to free from stress; relax.
A vacation will unwind you.
similar words:
rest
definition 3: to become not twisted or coiled.
The thread unwound from the spool.
definition 4: to free oneself from stress; relax.
She goes running to unwind.
similar words:
rest
derivations: unwindable (adj.), unwinder (n.)
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