- to release from fetters.
- to free from restraint; liberate.
Origin of unfetter
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Examples from the Web for unfetter
Unfetter your thoughts from notions, prejudices and limitations.Supreme Personality
Delmer Eugene Croft
The red sand in the glass began to fall again, and its liberation seemed to unfetter my paralysed limbs.The Strong Arm
Scattergood was thinking, and to think, with him, meant so to unfetter his feet that he could wriggle his toes pleasurably.Scattergood Baines
Clarence Budington Kelland
To secure true progress, we must unfetter genius, and chain down mediocrity.Cannibals all!
- to release from fetters, bonds, etc
- to release from restraint or inhibition
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Word Origin and History for unfetter
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