unbend

Definitions of unbend
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v straighten up or out; make straight

Synonyms:
straighten
Antonyms:
bend, flex
form a curve
Type of:
change posture
undergo a change in bodily posture

v free from flexure

unbend a bow”
Antonyms:
bend, deform, flex, turn, twist
cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
Type of:
straighten, straighten out
make straight

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

Type of:
unfasten
cause to become undone

v make less taut

Synonyms:
relax
Types:
unbrace
remove from tension
Type of:
loose, loosen
make loose or looser

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

Synonyms:
decompress, loosen up, relax, slow down, unwind
Antonyms:
tense, tense up
become tense, nervous, or uneasy
Types:
vege out, vegetate
engage in passive relaxation
sit back, take it easy
settle into a comfortable sitting position
Type of:
change state, turn
undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

v release from mental strain, tension, or formality

unbend the mind from absorbing too much information”
Type of:
loosen up, make relaxed, relax, unlax, unstrain, unwind
cause to feel relaxed

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