verb (used with object), un·capped, un·cap·ping.

to remove a cap or cover from (a bottle, container, etc.).
to free from limits or restrictions: The union is demanding that cost-of-living allowances be uncapped.
to remove a cap or hat from (the head of a person).

verb (used without object), un·capped, un·cap·ping.

to remove the cap or hat from the head, as in respect.

Nearby words

  1. uncalled for,
  2. uncalled-for,
  3. uncanny,
  4. uncanny valley,
  5. uncanonical,
  6. uncapable,
  7. uncared for,
  8. uncared-for,
  9. uncaring,
  10. uncas

Origin of uncap

First recorded in 1560–70; un-2 + cap1

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verb -caps, -capping or -capped

(tr) to remove a cap or top from (a container)to uncap a bottle
to remove a cap from (the head)
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