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English verb: decompress

1. decompress (contact) restore to its uncompressed form


SamplesDecompress data.


Synonymsuncompress


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)reconstruct, restore


Antonymscompress, pack together, compact

2. decompress (change) decrease the pressure of


SamplesDepressurize the cabin in the air plane.


Synonymsdepressurise, depressurize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adjust, correct, set


Narrower (hyponym)puncture


Antonymspressurise, pressurize

3. decompress (body) become less tense, rest, or take one's ease


SamplesHe relaxed in the hot tub.
Let's all relax after a hard day's work.


ExamplesSam and Sue decompress


Synonymsloosen up, relax, slow down, unbend, unwind


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody's (body part) ----s


Broader (hypernym)change state, turn


Narrower (hyponym)sit back, take it easy, vege out, vegetate


Antonymstense up, tense









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