HyperDic: untie

English > 2 senses of the word untie:
VERBcontactuntie, unbrace, unlaceundo the ties of
contactuntie, undo, loosencause to become loose
untie > pronunciation
Soundsahntay'
Rhymesanti ... tie: 7 rhymes with tay...
English > untie: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningundo the ties of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey want to untie the prisoners
Example"They untied the prisoner"
Synonymsunbrace, unlace
Narrowerunlashuntie the lashing of
unloose, unloosenloosen the ties of
Broaderundocancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect
Oppositetie, bindFasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
Spanishdesanudar, desligar, zafar
Catalanafluixar, amollar, deixar anar, deslligar, desnuar
Nounsuntiera person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
English > untie: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCause to become loose.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "untie the knot"
Synonymsundo, loosen
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishdesamarrar, desatar, soltar
Nounsuntiera person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
untyingloosening the ties that fasten something

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