unfasten

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un- +‎ fasten

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unfasten (third-person singular simple present unfastens, present participle unfastening, simple past and past participle unfastened)

  1. (transitive) To loose; to unfix; to unbind; to untie; figuratively, to detach from any connecting link or agency; to disconnect.
  2. (intransitive) To come untied or unloosed.

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References[edit]

  • unfasten in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911