unchain

[ uhn-cheyn ]
/ ʌnˈtʃeɪn /

verb (used with object)

to free from or as if from chains; set free.

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Origin of unchain

First recorded in 1575–85; un-2 + chain

OTHER WORDS FROM unchain

un·chain·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unchain

unchain
/ (ʌnˈtʃeɪn) /

verb (tr)

to remove a chain or chains from
to set at liberty; make free
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