unbend
1. [ verb ] become less tense
Synonyms: relax unwind unstrain decompress slow_down make_relaxed loosen_up unlax
Examples:

"He relaxed in the hot tub"

Related terms: tense tense change_state affect sit_back vege_out relaxer relaxant decompress
2. [ verb ] make less tight
Synonyms: relax
Examples:

"relax the tension on the rope"

Related terms: loosen unbrace relaxation
3. [ verb ] free from flexure, as of a bow
Related terms: bend straighten
4. [ verb ] unfasten, as a sail, from a spar or a stay
Related terms: unfasten
5. [ verb ] straighten up or out; make straight
Synonyms: straighten
Related terms: bend change_posture
6. [ verb ] become less tense, rest, or take one's ease
Synonyms: relax loosen_up slow_down unwind decompress
Examples:

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

Related terms: change_state sit_back vege_out relaxation
7. [ verb ] release from mental strain, tension, or formality
Examples:

"unbend the mind from absorbing too much information"

Related terms: relax relax
Similar spelling:   unbending
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