- to free from or as if from chains; set free.
Origin of unchain
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Examples from the Web for unchain
He says we want to unchain the banks; no one wants to unchain the banks.Rick Santorum: Here Are the Reasons That Romney Might Lose
August 22, 2012
It was impossible for me to unchain myself, even at my greatest strength.The Brass Bell
You must unchain the dog and take him to the milestone by the crossroads.Harding's luck
E. [Edith] Nesbit
We cannot assume that Russia desires to unchain such a European war.
Such are the persons who want to unchain the hydra of revolutions!The Red and the Black
At that date it was no little matter to coax him round to unchain his vessel.Field and Hedgerow
- to remove a chain or chains from
- to set at liberty; make free
Word Origin and History for unchain
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