Definition of unbend
unbentplay play \ˌən-ˈbent\;
1 : to free from flexure : make or allow to become straight unbend a bow
2 : to cause to relax : to set at ease for a time unbend the mind from study
3a : to unfasten from a spar or stay unbend a sailb : to cast loose : untie unbend a rope
1 : to relax one's severity, stiffness, or austerity
2 : to cease to be bent : become straight
Examples of unbend in a Sentence
He was bending and unbending his fingers.
His fingers were bending and unbending.
He unbent a little at the party.
First Known Use of unbend
UNBEND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unbend for English Language Learners
: to make (something) straight or to become straight
: to stop being serious or tense
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