Definitions for unfastenʌnˈfæs ən, -ˈfɑ sən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•fas•tenʌnˈfæs ən, -ˈfɑ sən(v.t.)

  1. to release from or as if from fastenings; detach.

  2. to undo or open (something fastened).

  3. (v.i.)to become unfastened.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfasten(verb)

    cause to become undone

    "unfasten your belt"

  2. unfasten(verb)

    become undone or untied

    "The shoelaces unfastened"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unfasten(verb)ʌnˈfæs ən, -ˈfɑ sən

    to untie or undo sth

    to unfasten your belt/coat/shoelaces FRE pourquoi pas plut; ôt "shoes" au pluriel ?


  1. unfasten(Verb)

    To loose; to unfix; to unbind; to untie; figuratively, to detach from any connecting link or agency; to disconnect.

  2. unfasten(Verb)

    To come untied or unloosed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unfasten(verb)

    to loose; to unfix; to unbind; to untie

Translations for unfasten

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to undo (something that is fastened)

He unfastened (the buttons of) his jacket.

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