unlash

[ uhn-lash ]
/ ʌnˈlæʃ /

verb (used with object)

to loosen, unfasten, or detach, as something lashed or tied fast.

Nearby words

  1. unlace,
  2. unlade,
  3. unladen,
  4. unlaid,
  5. unlamented,
  6. unlatch,
  7. unlawful,
  8. unlawful assembly,
  9. unlax,
  10. unlay

Origin of unlash

First recorded in 1740–50; un-2 + lash2

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British Dictionary definitions for unlash

unlash

/ (ʌnˈlæʃ) /

verb

(tr) to untie or unfasten
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