unbind

[ uhn-bahynd ]
/ ʌnˈbaɪnd /

verb (used with object), un·bound, un·bind·ing.

to release from bonds or restraint, as a prisoner; free.
to unfasten or loose, as a bond or tie.

Nearby words

  1. unbeseeming,
  2. unbias,
  3. unbiased,
  4. unbiblical,
  5. unbidden,
  6. unbirthday,
  7. unbitted,
  8. unbleached,
  9. unblemished,
  10. unblenched

Origin of unbind

before 950; Middle English unbinden, Old English unbindan; cognate with German entbinden. See un-2, bind

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British Dictionary definitions for unbind

unbind

/ (ʌnˈbaɪnd) /

verb -binds, -binding or -bound (tr)

to set free from restraining bonds or chains; release
to unfasten or make loose (a bond, tie, etc)
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Word Origin and History for unbind

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