Definitions for unlock
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word unlock.
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
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
I have seen her unlock her closet, take forth paper. William Shakespeare.
She springs a light,
Unlocks the door, and ent’ring out of breath,
The dying saw, and instruments of death. Dryden.
My purse, my person, my extremest means,
Lie all unlock’d to your occasions. William Shakespeare, Mer. of Venice.
I had not thought to have unlock’d my lips
In this unhallow’d air, but that this jugler
Would think to charm my judgment, as mine eyes,
Obtruding false rules, pranck’d in reason’s garb. John Milton.
I yielded, and unlock’d her all my heart,
Who with a grain of manhood well resolv’d,
Might easily have shook off all her snares. John Milton.
Sand is an advantage to cold clays, in that it warms them, and unlocks their binding qualities. John Mortimer, Husbandry.
A lixivium of quick-lime unlocks the salts that are entangled in the viscid juices of some scorbutick persons. Arbuthnot.
Thy forests, Windsor! and thy green retreats
Invite my lays. Be present, sylvan maids!
Unlock your springs, and open all your shades. Alexander Pope.
To unlock means to undo a lock or to open something, such as a door, a drawer or a device, by using a key, a code, a password, or a certain method. It can also refer to the act of making something available or accessible that was previously restricted or inaccessible. Additionally, it can mean gaining an understanding, revealing, or discovering something.
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
Her front door is a dead bolt so that’s the only way you can unlock it. Quite a few sliding glass doors within the house were all locked. There was no sign at all of forced entry.
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
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.
We use horses as a hook to create pride, esteem and healing, they learn that they have ability. They just have to unlock it.
We believe that everyone should be empowered to unlock their true potential in being a Builder, irrespective of what they know, what they have and what they are afraid of. In everything we do, we believe in pushing the boundaries of conventional thinking; to look at every problem differently and from the ground up.”
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Translations for unlock
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- låse opDanish
- aufschließen, freischalten, entsperren, entriegelnGerman
- desbloquear, desatrancar, abrirSpanish
- 錠をあける, 鍵をあけるJapanese
- openen, ontgrendelenDutch
- отпира́ть, отпере́тьRussian
- låsa uppSwedish
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