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

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

Nearby words

  1. unkind,
  2. unkindest cut,
  3. unkindly,
  4. unknightly,
  5. unknit,
  6. unknowable,
  7. unknowing,
  8. unknowingly,
  9. unknown,
  10. unknown quantity

Origin of unknot

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-2 + knot1

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