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wind down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwind down phrasal verb1 wind something ↔ downSTOP something THAT IS HAPPENING to gradually reduce the work of a business or organization so that it can be closed down completely2 RELAXEDto rest and relax after a lot of hard work or excitement I find it difficult to wind down after a day at work.3 wind something ↔ down British English to make something, especially a car window, move down by turning a handle or pressing a button wind→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
wind downI want to return in a few years' time - I've already started to wind the business down.
From Longman Business Dictionarywind something → down phrasal verb [transitive]COMMERCE to gradually reduce the work of a business or organization so that it can be closed down completelyThe company has been winding down its business for 10 months because it was operating unprofitably. wind→ See Verb table
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Verb table
wind
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywind
he, she, itwinds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywinded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave winded
he, she, ithas winded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad winded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wind
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have winded
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Verb table
wind
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywind
he, she, itwinds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywound
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave wound
he, she, ithas wound
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad wound
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wind
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have wound
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam winding
he, she, itis winding
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you, we, theyare winding
Past
I, he, she, itwas winding
you, we, theywere winding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been winding
he, she, ithas been winding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been winding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be winding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been winding
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