wind down

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to wind down (third-person singular simple present winds down, present participle winding down, simple past and past participle wound down)

  1. (transitive) To lower by winding something.
    Wind down the car window if you want to talk to me.
  2. (intransitive) To slow; to become calmer or less busy.
    The festival seems to be winding down now.
  3. (intransitive, idiomatic) To relax; to get rid of stress.
    After a long day at work, she winds down by kickboxing.

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