unknot

[ uhn-not ]
/ ʌnˈnɒt /

verb (used with object), un·knot·ted, un·knot·ting.

to untie by or as if by undoing a knot: to unknot a tie.

QUIZZES

THE SEPTEMBER WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ HAS ARRIVED!

Go ahead, test your mental legerity to see how many words you remember from last month!
Question 1 of 10
Which definition best describes “spang”?

Origin of unknot

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-2 + knot1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for unknot