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Synonyms for unbendʌnˈbɛnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. straighten, unbend(verb)

    straighten up or out; make straight

    Synonyms:
    decompress, relax, square away, neaten, slow down, unwind, loosen up, clean up, roll out, straighten out, unbend, tidy up, straighten, tidy

    Antonyms:
    turn, twist, flex, bend, deform

  2. unbend(verb)

    unfasten, as a sail, from a spar or a stay

    Synonyms:
    slow down, straighten, decompress, relax, loosen up, unwind

    Antonyms:
    turn, bend, deform, twist, flex

  3. unbend(verb)

    free from flexure

    "unbend a bow"

    Synonyms:
    slow down, straighten, decompress, relax, loosen up, unwind

    Antonyms:
    twist, turn, bend, deform, flex

  4. relax, unbend(verb)

    make less taut

    "relax the tension on the rope"

    Synonyms:
    decompress, loosen, slack, unlax, unwind, loose, loosen up, relax, slacken, unbend, unstrain, make relaxed, straighten, slow down, slack up

    Antonyms:
    flex, twist, deform, turn, bend

  5. relax, loosen up, unbend, unwind, decompress, slow down(verb)

    become less tense, rest, or take one's ease

    "He relaxed in the hot tub"; "Let's all relax after a hard day's work"

    Synonyms:
    straighten, decompress, slow down, unbend, depressurise, loosen, disentangle, warm up, slacken, depressurize, unlax, unroll, limber up, loosen up, slow, decelerate, unstuff, loose, slack up, wind off, slow up, uncompress, retard, relax, slack, unwind, make relaxed, unstrain

    Antonyms:
    flex, turn, bend, deform, twist

  6. unbend(verb)

    release from mental strain, tension, or formality

    "unbend the mind from absorbing too much information"

    Synonyms:
    slow down, straighten, decompress, relax, loosen up, unwind

    Antonyms:
    turn, deform, bend, twist, flex

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unbend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    straighten, make straight

  2. unbend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    relax, remit, recreate, take recreation, be diverted, be amused

  3. unbend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) unfasten, untie


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  • laxigar, laxeskarIdo

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