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Dictionary Definition

unfasten

Verb

1 cause to become undone; "unfasten your belt" [ant: fasten]
2 become undone or untied; "The shoelaces unfastened" [ant: fasten]

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Etymology

Verb

  1. To loose; to unfix; to unbind; to untie; figuratively, to detach from any connecting link or agency; to disconnect.
  2. To come untied or unloosed.

Quotations

  • , iv. 1. 209.
    He doth unfasten so and shake a friend.

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