verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Related formsun·lock·a·ble, adjective
Examples from the Web for unlock
Green-Wood has its own catacombs, which grounds keepers will unlock for tour groups.
With my back turned, he entered the combination to unlock the door, which was fortified by more than a foot of reinforced steel.Writing a Novel: Even Making It Up Requires Research|Ridley Pearson|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Best recalls a grieving father confiding that a visit let him unlock the emotional door trapping his family in grief.David Best Creates a Temple Made of Memories Outside San Francisco|Debra A. Klein|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there was never an easy way for the company to unlock that value, or for investors to understand precisely how much Yahoo!Yahoo! Poised to Cash In on Initial Public Offering of China E-Commerce Giant Alibaba|William O’Connor|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Did you know it is now illegal to unlock a cell phone that you have purchased from your wireless carrier?
If no one is here, the hermit at S. Stefano Rotondo will unlock it.Walks in Rome|Augustus J.C. Hare
How can he unlock the vaults of mathematics without algebra, their only key?The Chautauquan, Vol. III, December 1882|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
Reetal bent to unlock the entrance door to the indicated suite.Lion Loose|James H. Schmitz
It took me, perhaps, thirty or forty seconds to get the key out of my pocket and unlock the door.Peter Ruff and the Double Four|E. Phillips Oppenheim
It can give you the golden key, and show you where the chest is to be found, and then you must unlock it for yourselves.Fairy Tales; Their Origin and Meaning|John Thackray Bunce