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 detach from any connecting agency or link; to disconnect.
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He doth unfasten so and shake a friend.
  1. (intransitive) To come unloosed or untied.

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References[edit]

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