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Definition of 'decompress'

Verb

  1. restore to its uncompressed form; "decompress data"
       Synonyms: uncompress
       Antonyms: compress compact pack together
  2. decrease the pressure of; "depressurize the cabin in the air plane"
       Synonyms: depressurize depressurise
       Antonyms: pressurize pressurise pressurize pressurise
  3. become less tense, rest, or take one's ease; "He relaxed in the hot tub"; "Let's all relax after a hard day's work"
       Synonyms: relax loosen up unbend unwind slow down
       Antonyms: tense tense up


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