wind down

verb

Definition of wind down

intransitive verb
1 :to draw gradually toward an end
  • the party was winding down
2 :relax, unwind
  • wind down with a good book
transitive verb
:to cause a gradual lessening of usually with the intention of bringing to an end

Examples of wind down in a Sentence

  1. not being one for alcoholic beverages, I prefer to wind down with a cup of tea every night

First Known Use of wind down

1952

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