verb (used with object), un·knot·ted, un·knot·ting.
Examples from the Web for unknot
And the child turned up the hill with her luge, leaving her elders to unknot the situation.The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns|Arnold Bennett
Fullarton said and, running to the bed, began to unknot the cord that bound the admiral.Held Fast For England|G. A. Henty
In shaking out a reef, unknot the points first, then cast off the tack, and lastly the reef-pennant.
"We could not unknot the knots," added Tom, who was bound to have his joke.The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle|Edward Stratemeyer (AKA Arthur M. Winfield)
Greg asked, his perspiring fingers slipping as he tried to unknot his tie.Cancer World|Harry Warner