uninstall

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Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ install

Verb[edit]

uninstall (third-person singular simple present uninstalls, present participle uninstalling, simple past and past participle uninstalled)

  1. (computing) To completely remove hardware or software from a computer system.

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Noun[edit]

uninstall (plural uninstalls)

  1. (computing) An uninstallation process.
    • 2004, Ron Ben-Natan, Richard Gornitsky, Tim Hanis, Mastering IBM WebSphere Portal
      But what happens if the uninstall does not work, is corrupt, or is accidentally deleted? Then, a manual uninstall is necessary []