ontkleden

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Etymology[edit]

ont- (un-, dis-) +‎ kleden (to dress) (from kleed 'robe, garment')

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ontkleden (past singular ontkleedde, past participle ontkleed)

  1. (transitive) To undress, disrobe someone or something
  2. The reflexive form zich ontkleden is used as an intransitive form: To undress onself, get naked
  3. (transitive, figuratively) To 'dismantle' something by removing a cover
  4. (transitive, figuratively) To (lay) bare, disclose, unveil, reveal
  5. The reflexive form zich ontkleden van ... is used as an intransitive form: To rid onself, dispose (of ...)

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Inflection of ontkleden (weak, prefixed)
infinitive ontkleeden
past singular ontkleedde
past participle ontkleed
infinitive ontkleeden
gerund ontkleeden n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular ontkleed ontkleedde
2nd person sing. (jij) ontkleedt ontkleedde
2nd person sing. (u) ontkleedt ontkleedde
2nd person sing. (gij) ontkleedt ontkleedde
3rd person singular ontkleedt ontkleedde
plural ontkleeden ontkleedden
subjunctive sing.1 ontkleede ontkleedde
subjunctive plur.1 ontkleeden ontkleedden
imperative sing. ontkleed
imperative plur.1 ontkleedt
participles ontkleedend ontkleed
1) Archaic.

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