What does unlock mean?

Definitions for unlock
ʌnˈlɒkun·lock

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unlockverb

    open the lock of

    "unlock the door"

  2. unlockverb

    set free or release

  3. unlockverb

    become unlocked

    "The door unlocked from the inside"

Wiktionary

  1. unlockverb

    To undo or open a lock or something locked by, for example, turning a key, or selecting a combination.

    I unlocked the door and walked in

  2. unlockverb

    to give access to something

    I unlocked the dictionary article so it could be edited

  3. unlockverb

    To disclose or reveal previously unknown knowledge.

    The discovery of a clue unlocked the mystery

  4. unlockverb

    To be or become unfastened or unrestrained

    The safe was already unlocked

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unlockverb

    to unfasten, as what is locked; as, to unlock a door or a chest

  2. Unlockverb

    to open, in general; to lay open; to undo

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unlock

    un-lok′, v.t. to unfasten what is locked: to open.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unlock in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unlock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of unlock in a Sentence

  1. Jennifer Granick:

    The government has to show there's incriminating evidence, they can't unlock a phone and have a fishing expedition.

  2. Todd Godfrey:

    A lot of them are thrilled to be able to unlock this microfilm collection and receive some digital images and an initial index, so they can start to think about they can use the records themselves.

  3. RVM:

    Life is a Treasure Hunt and we all have the key to it. Unfortunately, many of us don’t unlock it, but take the key to our grave.

  4. Purvi Raniga:

    There are so many layers of our own personality which are waiting to get unlocked. Sitting quietly in meditation practice everyday helps us to unlock these layers.

  5. Mark Davies:

    Africa is key to global food supply and we need to unlock its potential.

Images & Illustrations of unlock

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