verb (used with object), un·bound, un·bind·ing.
Origin of unbind
Examples from the Web for unbind
When he roused I knew that I could so deal with him that I might unbind him.Wulfric the Weapon Thane|Charles W. Whistler
"Unbind her hands," said the magistrate, who had not spoken till then.Silent Struggles|Ann S. Stephens
She saw the childish fingers unlace the helmet, unbind the gorget, unbelt the sword, and lay aside the armor.Heroines of the Crusades|C. A. Bloss
Whether the contriver or not of this spell, he was able to unbind it, and to check the fury of my brother.Wieland; or The Transformation|Charles Brockden Brown
"Unbind me gently; don't make me suffer, friends," said poor Christophe.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
verb -binds, -binding or -bound (tr)
Suæ huæt ðu unbindes ofer eorðu bið unbunden in heofnum. [Lindisfarne Gospels, Matt. xvi:19]
Unbound is from Old English unbunden, in literal sense. Figurative sense first attested late 14c.; of books from 1540s.