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unlink

[uhn-lingk]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to separate the links of (a chain, linked bracelet, watchband, etc.); unfasten.
  2. to detach or separate by or as if by undoing one or more connecting links: to unlink hands.
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verb (used without object)
  1. to become detached.
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Origin of unlink

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-2 + link1
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Related Words for unlink

divorce, leave, estrange, bifurcate, depart, drop, discontinue, diverge, uncouple, part, disunite, disunify, unlink

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Historical Examples of unlink

  • It will take longer than this to unlink this one day's hope from its thousand fastnesses.

    The Bride of Fort Edward

    Delia Bacon