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Untie

Untie Meaning & Definition
Untie Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Untie?

[v] undo the ties of; "They untied the prisoner"
[v] cause to become loose; "undo the shoelace"; "untie the knot"; "loosen the necktie"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Untie: loosen | unbrace | unlace

Related Terms | Find terms related to Untie:

See Also | alter | change | undo | unlash | unloose | unloosen

Untie In Webster's Dictionary

\Un*tie"\, v. t. [AS. unt?gan. See 1st {Un-}, and {Tie}, v. t.] 1. To loosen, as something interlaced or knotted; to disengage the parts of; as, to untie a knot. Sacharissa's captive fain Would untie his iron chain. --Waller. Her snakes untied, sulphurous waters drink. --Pope. 2. To free from fastening or from restraint; to let loose; to unbind. Though you untie the winds, and let them fight Against the churches. --Shak. All the evils of an untied tongue we put upon the accounts of drunkenness. --Jer. Taylor. 3. To resolve; to unfold; to clear. They quicken sloth, perplexities untie. --Denham.
\Un*tie"\, v. i. To become untied or loosed.

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