decontract

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ contract

Verb[edit]

decontract (third-person singular simple present decontracts, present participle decontracting, simple past and past participle decontracted)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To expand from a contracted state.
    to cause muscle tissue to decontract
    to decontract the whole body

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