HyperDic: unfasten

English > 2 senses of the word unfasten:
VERBcontactunfastencause to become undone
contactunfastenbecome undone or untied
English > unfasten: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCause to become undone.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"unfasten your belt"
Cause tounfastenBecome undone or untied
Narrowerunbendunfasten, as a sail, from a spar or a stay
unchainRemove the chains from
unzipopen the zipper of
Broaderundocancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect
Oppositefasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Spanishdesabrochar, desatar, desprender
Catalandescordar, desprendre
Nounsunfastenera person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
unfasteningloosening the ties that fasten something
English > unfasten: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningBecome undone or untied.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The shoelaces unfastened"
Caused byunfastenCause to become undone
Broaderopen, open upBecome open
OppositefastenBecome fixed or fastened
Spanishdesatarse, desatar
Nounsunfasteningloosening the ties that fasten something

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