Definition of de-stress verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

de-stress

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌdiː ˈstres//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiː ˈstres//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they de-stress
BrE BrE//ˌdiː ˈstres//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiː ˈstres//
 
he / she / it de-stresses
BrE BrE//ˌdiː ˈstresɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiː ˈstresɪz//
 
past simple de-stressed
BrE BrE//ˌdiː ˈstrest//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiː ˈstrest//
 
past participle de-stressed
BrE BrE//ˌdiː ˈstrest//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiː ˈstrest//
 
-ing form de-stressing
BrE BrE//ˌdiː ˈstresɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiː ˈstresɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] de-stress (somebody/yourself) to relax after working hard or experiencing stress; to reduce the amount of stress that you experience De-stress yourself with a relaxing bath.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: de-stress