What does unfasten mean?

Definitions for unfastenʌnˈfæs ən, -ˈfɑ sən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unfasten.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfasten(verb)

    cause to become undone

    "unfasten your belt"

  2. unfasten(verb)

    become undone or untied

    "The shoelaces unfastened"


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unfasten

    un-fas′n, v.t. to loose, as from a fastening: to unfix. v.i. to become untied.—n. Unfas′tener.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfasten in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfasten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Eugène Ionesco:

    Since the death instinct exists in the heart of everything that lives, since we suffer from trying to repress it, since everything that lives longs for rest, let us unfasten the ties that bind us to life, let us cultivate our death wish, let us develop it, water it like a plant, let it grow unhindered. Suffering and fear are born from the repression of the death wish.

Images & Illustrations of unfasten

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Translations for unfasten

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • lösen, abschnallen, losmachenGerman
  • ξεκουμπώνω, χαλαρώνω, ξεδένω, λύνωGreek
  • desabrocharSpanish
  • irrottaa, irrotaFinnish
  • défaireFrench
  • scaoilIrish
  • はずす, 解く, ほどくJapanese
  • расстегнуться, расстёгивать, расстёгиваться, развязать, расстегнуть, развязаться, развязывать, развязыватьсяRussian

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