Definitions for untieʌnˈtaɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•tieʌnˈtaɪ(v.)-tied, -ty•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to loose or unfasten (anything tied); let or set loose by undoing a knot.

  2. to undo the string or cords of.

  3. to undo, as a cord or a knot.

  4. to free from restraint.

  5. to resolve, as perplexities.

  6. (v.i.)to become untied.

Origin of untie:

bef. 1000

Princeton's WordNet

  1. untie, unbrace, unlace(verb)

    undo the ties of

    "They untied the prisoner"

  2. untie, undo, loosen(verb)

    cause to become loose

    "undo the shoelace"; "untie the knot"; "loosen the necktie"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. untie(verb)ʌnˈtaɪ

    ≠ tie

    to untie your shoelaces

Wiktionary

  1. untie(Verb)

    To loosen, as something interlaced or knotted; to disengage the parts of; as, to untie a knot.

  2. untie(Verb)

    To free from fastening or from restraint; to let loose; to unbind.

  3. untie(Verb)

    To resolve; to unfold; to clear.

  4. untie(Verb)

    To become untied or loosed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Untie(verb)

    to loosen, as something interlaced or knotted; to disengage the parts of; as, to untie a knot

  2. Untie(verb)

    to free from fastening or from restraint; to let loose; to unbind

  3. Untie(verb)

    to resolve; to unfold; to clear

  4. Untie(verb)

    to become untied or loosed

Anagrams of untie

  1. unite


Translations for untie

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

untie(verb)

to loosen or unfasten

He untied the string from the parcel.

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