open the lock of
"unlock the door"
set free or release
"The door unlocked from the inside"
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
to give access to something
I unlocked the dictionary article so it could be edited
To disclose or reveal previously unknown knowledge.
The discovery of a clue unlocked the mystery
To be or become unfastened or unrestrained
The safe was already unlocked
to unfasten, as what is locked; as, to unlock a door or a chest
to open, in general; to lay open; to undo
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-lok′, v.t. to unfasten what is locked: to open.
The numerical value of unlock in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of unlock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I couldn't unlock it so I clicked emergency and called 911.
Africa is key to global food supply and we need to unlock its potential.
Investing in infrastructure is one of the most promising ways to unlock growth potentials.
It would unlock some value but I think they would rather grow the business by improving traffic.
The will to love, the desire to help, and an open mind with gratitude can unlock the door to eternal happiness.
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