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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Cause to feel relaxed; Become less tense, rest, or take one's ease; Reverse the winding or twisting of; Separate the tangles of.

Usage examples (35)
  • (I believe the currently preferred Wall Street term is 'unwind' -- as in 'unwind the subprime mortgage mess'.)
  • What do you do to try to unwind from a day's gauntlet of emotional and intellectual challenges?
  • Well, I'm going to unwind from a very odd day, and I need to send Jerry a note and let him know he won.
  • If he went into a bathroom and saw the toilet roll hung up to unwind from the back rather than the front, it drove him nuts. for more
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