- (transitive) To wind off; to loose or separate; to untwist; to untwine
- unwind a ball of yarn
- Could you unwind about a foot of ribbon so I can finish the package?
- (transitive, obsolete) To disentangle
- (intransitive, slang) To relax; to chill out; to rest and relieve of stress
- After work, I like to unwind by smoking a pipe while reading the paper.
- (intransitive) To be or become unwound; to be capable of being unwound or untwisted.
- (transitive, finance) To undo something.
To wind off
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