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. unlock(verb)

    open the lock of

    "unlock the door"

  2. unlock(verb)

    set free or release

  3. unlock(verb)

    become unlocked

    "The door unlocked from the inside"

Wiktionary

  1. unlock(Verb)

    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. unlock(Verb)

    to give access to something

    I unlocked the dictionary article so it could be edited

  3. unlock(Verb)

    To disclose or reveal previously unknown knowledge.

    The discovery of a clue unlocked the mystery

  4. unlock(Verb)

    To be or become unfastened or unrestrained

    The safe was already unlocked

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unlock(verb)

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

  2. Unlock(verb)

    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.

How to pronounce unlock?

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How to say unlock in sign language?

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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. Foreign Affairs:

    I don't think one meeting next week in Singapore can certainly unlock the entire situation on the Korean peninsula.

  2. Mark Davies:

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

  3. Parin Kitchatornpital:

    Thailand's regulator needs rapid improvement within the first half of 2016 to meet global standards and unlock the red flag given by ICAO.

  4. Chris Ferreri:

    The traditional model of principal trading by the dealer community as the sole source of liquidity has been materially impacted by increasingly stringent regulations creating balance-sheet constraints and decaying returns, technology can provide us with alternative places to unlock this liquidity. The industry is looking for new ways to deal with these challenges.

  5. Ning Feng:

    Taken together, these findings show that any abnormality in the way BDNF communicates with its receptor and its associated intracardiac signaling appears to unlock a cascade of chemical glitches that eventually leads to poor cardiac function.

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