Definition of unwind:
slow down, unravel, decompress, unsnarl, untangle, calm down, extricate, unbend, wind off, slip, slacken, free, retard, disinvolve, loosen, unwrap, bask, loosen up, disembroil, undo, slow up, slow, play out, unlax, wind down, disencumber, limber up, loose, separate, mellow, unroll, uncompress, depressurize, comb out, rest, de-stress, chill out, idle away, tighten, decelerate, stretch, sit back, recline, unfurl, unreel, straighten out, warm up, comb, unstrain, lounge around, tauten, while away, recharge your batteries, slack up, depressurise, give, chill, relax, disentangle, unloose, continue, laze, slack, unstuff, make relaxed, straighten.
- "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- "Between the Lines", Boyd Cable.
Our conductor had already made up his mind what to do: he proceeded to unwind his long narrow turban composed of cotton cloth, and called to his comrades to do the same; by joining these together they formed a kind of rope by means of which we gradually lowered each other, till at last a party ten in number were safely landed on the ledge.- "A Peep into Toorkisthhan", Rollo Burslem.