Definitions for unwindʌnˈwaɪnd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.t.)to undo or loosen from or as if from a coiled condition.
to relieve of tension; relax.
to disentangle or disengage; untwist.
(v.i.)to become unwound.
to become relieved of tension; relax.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of unwind:
unwind, wind off, unroll(verb)
reverse the winding or twisting of
"unwind a ball of yarn"
separate the tangles of
relax, loosen up, unbend, unwind, decompress, slow down(verb)
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"
relax, unstrain, unlax, loosen up, unwind, make relaxed(verb)
cause to feel relaxed
"A hot bath always relaxes me"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to relax after a stressful time
We were just beginning to unwind by the pool.
to loosen a string, rope, etc. that is wrapped around sth
Dad unwound some of the kite string.
To wind off; to loose or separate; to untwist; to untwine; as, to unwind thread, to unwind a ball of yarn
Could you unwind about a foot of ribbon so I can finish the package?
To relax; to chill out; as, to rest and relieve of stress
After work, I like to unwind by smoking a pipe while reading the paper.
To be or become unwound; to be capable of being unwound or untwisted.
Origin: From unwindan. See 1st un-, and wind.
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
to be or become unwound; to be capable of being unwound or untwisted
Unwind is the second major label album from post-grunge band Oleander. The band's second album released on Universal Records, Unwind sold approximately 250,000 copies. The album is noted for displaying both a wider range and softer music than its predecessor. It features three singles, "Are You There?," "Champion," "Halo," as well as "Jimmy Shaker Day," a rerecording of a song from their 1997 debut, Shrinking the Blob.
Translations for unwind
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to take or come out of a coiled or wound position
He unwound the bandage from his ankle.
- afrol, afhaalAfrikaans
- يَفُك الضِّمادArabic
- desenrolar(-se)Portuguese (BR)
- odvinout (se)Czech
- vikle udDanish
- ξετυλίγω, ξετυλίγομαιGreek
- lahti kerimaEstonian
- باز کردنFarsi
- (se) déroulerFrench
- membuka gulunganIndonesian
- vinda ofan afIcelandic
- (감은 것을) 풀다Korean
- nu(si)vynioti, iš(si)vyniotiLithuanian
- attīt; notītLatvian
- (zich) afwikkelenDutch
- vikle/rulle opp, spole avNorwegian
- odwinąć (się)Polish
- a (se) derulaRomanian
- odvinúť (sa)Slovak
- linda (vira, rulla) avSwedish
- çöz(ül)mek, aç(ıl)makTurkish
- 展開，鬆開Chinese (Trad.)
- розмотувати(ся); розкручувати(ся)Ukrainian
- اڈھيڑنا، کھولناUrdu
- tháo ra, trải raVietnamese
- 展开Chinese (Simp.)
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