uninstall

or un·in·stal

[ uhn-in-stawl ]

verb (used with object)Digital Technology.
  1. to remove (a software program) from a computer or computer system.

Origin of uninstall

1
First recorded in 1980–85; un-2 + install

Other words from uninstall

  • un·in·stall·er, noun

Words Nearby uninstall

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British Dictionary definitions for uninstall

uninstall

/ (ˈʌnɪnˌstɔːl) /


verb(tr)
  1. computing to remove (a program)

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