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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unscrewverb

    loosen something by unscrewing it

    "unscrew the outlet plate"

  2. unscrewverb

    loosen by turning

    "unscrew the bottle cap"


  1. unscrewverb

    To loosen a thing by turning it.


  1. unscrew

    To unscrew is to remove or loosen a screw or a lid from something by turning it in a direction opposite to that in which it was fixed or attached.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unscrewverb

    to draw the screws from; to loose from screws; to loosen or withdraw (anything, as a screw) by turning it

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unscrew

    un-skrōō′, v.t. to loose from screws: to unfasten.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unscrew in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unscrew in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of unscrew in a Sentence

  1. Arthur Caplan:

    It's not like you can unscrew your head and put it on someone else.

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