Definition of unwind in English:


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  • 1Undo or be undone after winding or being wound.

    with object ‘Ella unwound the long woolen scarf from her neck’
    • ‘the net unwinds from the reel’
    unroll, uncoil, unreel, undo, unravel, untwine, untwist, disentangle, spread out, unfurl, open, open out, lay out, straighten, straighten out, unkink
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  • 2no object Relax after a period of work or tension.

    • ‘the Grand Hotel is a superb place to unwind’
    relax, loosen up, ease off, ease up, let up, slow down, de-stress, unbend, rest, repose
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  • 3Stock Market
    with object Sell shares or otherwise close (a trading position), especially in a situation where doing so requires multiple transactions.

    • ‘the hedge funds were forced to unwind their short positions’



/ˌənˈwīnd/ /ˌənˈwaɪnd/