Definitions for unplugʌnˈplʌg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•plugʌnˈplʌg(v.)-plugged, -plug•ging.

  1. (v.t.)to remove a plug or stopper from.

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  2. to free of an obstruction; unclog.

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  3. to disconnect (an appliance, a telephone, etc.) by removing a plug.

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  4. to remove (an electric plug) from an outlet.

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  5. (v.i.)to become unplugged.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unplug, disconnect(verb)

    pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable

    "unplug the hair dryer after using it"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unplug(verb)ʌnˈplʌg

    to take an electric plug out of a socket

    Who unplugged my battery charger?


  1. unplug(Verb)

    To disconnect from a supply, especially an electrical socket.

    To save electricity, I unplug my computer when I am not at home.

  2. unplug(Verb)

    To remove a blockage from (especially a water pipe or drain).

    I had to unplug the sink the other day, there was far too much hair and gunk down there.

Translations for unplug

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to take the plug out of.

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