[ uhn-belt ]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to remove the belt from.

  2. to remove by undoing a supporting belt: to unbelt a sword.

Origin of unbelt

First recorded in 1475–85; un-2 + belt

Words Nearby unbelt

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How to use unbelt in a sentence

  • She saw the childish fingers unlace the helmet, unbind the gorget, unbelt the sword, and lay aside the armor.

  • It may be unpleasant for you to make him unbelt, but you're a coward if you don't!

    The Fighting Chance | Robert W. Chambers
  • But it ain't like him to unbelt for a chunk unless he knows something.

    Old Man Curry | Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan

British Dictionary definitions for unbelt


/ (ʌnˈbɛlt) /

  1. to unbuckle the belt of (a garment)

  2. to remove (something) from a belt

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