unclose

[ uhn-klohz ]
/ ʌnˈkloʊz /

verb (used with or without object), un·closed, un·clos·ing.

to bring or come out of a closed state; open.

Nearby words

  1. uncleanly,
  2. unclear,
  3. unclench,
  4. uncloak,
  5. unclog,
  6. unclosed,
  7. unclothe,
  8. unclothed,
  9. unclubbable,
  10. uncluttered

Origin of unclose

First recorded in 1300–50, unclose is from the Middle English word unclosen. See un-2, close

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British Dictionary definitions for unclose

unclose

/ (ʌnˈkləʊz) /

verb

to open or cause to open
to come or bring to light; reveal or be revealed
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