unmake

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un- +‎ make

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unmake (third-person singular simple present unmakes, present participle unmaking, simple past and past participle unmade)

  1. (transitive) To destroy or take apart; to cause (a made article) to lose its nature.
    • 2013, Florida Ann Town, On the Rim (page 84)
      She was confused. Now that he had worked himself into a snit he'd be angry if she unmade the bed and did what he wanted. If she didn't make it properly, he'd be resentful. She stripped the bed. She'd change the linens.

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