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Definition of the verb unbind

What does unbind mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections:

simple pastpast participlepresent participlethird-person singular
unboundunboundunbindingunbinds

  1. untie or unfasten
    • example: unbind the feet of this poor woman
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • antonym: bind
    • more generic word: detach = cause to become detached or separated

Alternative definition of the verb unbind

verb

  1. To take bindings off.
  2. [figuratively] To set free from a debt, contract or promise.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for unbind

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Google previewPoetical Works (1880)

With Poems Formerly Printed with His, Or Attributed to Him by Geoffrey Chaucer

| To unbind means to absolve from ecclesiastical censures, in 216 THE ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE.

Google previewUniversal dictionary of the English language (1898)

a new and original work presenting ... every word in the English language ... and an exhaustive encyclopaedia of all the arts and sciences by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

Thus unbind means a positive nndoing and removal of the binding which the simple verb affirmed to be fixed. 2. Prefixed to nouns it changes them Into verbs, Implying privation of the object expressed by the noun or of the qualities connoted ...

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopædic dictionary (1895)

by Robert Hunter

Thus unbind means a positive undoing and removal of the binding which the simple verb affirmed to be iixed. 2. Prefixed to nouns it changes them into verbs, implying privation of the object expressed by the noun or of the qualities connoted ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopædic Dictionary (1897)

A New Original and Exhaustive Work of References to All English Words ... Being Also a Comprehensive Encyclopædia of All the Arts and Sciences ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

Thus unbind means a positive undoing and removal of the binding which the simple verb affirmed to be fixed. 2. Prefixed to nouns it changes them into verbs, implying privation of the object expressed by the noun or of the qualities connoted ...

Google previewPoetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer (1880)

With Poems Formerly Printed with His Or Attributed to Him by Geoffrey Chaucer

To unbind means to absolve from ecclesiastical censures, allusion 216 THE R0MAUNT OF ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1888)

A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, & Use

Thus unbind means a positive undoing and removal of the binding which the simple verb affirmed to be tixed. 2. Prefixed to nouns it changes them into verbs, implying privation of the object expressed by the noun or of the qualities connoted ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedic Dictionary ... (1901)

Thus unbind means a positive undoing and removal of the binding '#' simple verb affirmed to be fixed. 2. Prefixed to nouns it changes them into verbs, implying privation of the object expressed by the noun or £ qualities connoted by it; as, ...

Google previewThe American Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1900)

A New and Exhaustive Work of Reference to the English Language, Defining Over 250,000 Words, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Pronunciation and Use, Comprising a General Encyclopedia ... a Gazetteer and Atlas of the World; a Comprehensive Dictionary of Universal Biography by Robert Hunter

Thus unbind means a positive undoing and removal of the binding '#' the simple verb affirmed to be fixe 2. Prefixed to nouns it changes them into verbs, implying privation of the object expressed by the noun or £ qualities connoted by it; as, ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

Thus unbind means a positive undoing and removal of the binding which the simple verb affirmed to be -fixed. 2. Prefixed to nouns it changes them into verbs, implying privation of the object expressed by the noun or of the qualit ies connoted ...

Google previewThe Imperial Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1901)

A New and Exhaustive Work of Reference to the English Language, Defining Over 250,000 Words, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Pronunciation and Use. Comprising a General Encyclopaedia of Art, Science, Invention and Discovery; a Gazetteer and Atlas of the World; a Compendious Dictionary of Universal Biography, Etc by Robert Hunter

Thus unbind means a positive undoing and removal of the binding which the simple verb affirmed to bo fixed. 2. Prefixed to nouns it changes them into verbs, implying privation of the object expressed by the noun or of the qualities connoted ...

Google previewEnglish-Cheyenne Dictionary (1915)

by Rodolphe Charles Petter

,unrope , unbind (as rope , ] unbecoming, esaavo taehan , it is u. [string tied around,] unbelield, hovae zsaavoseonevhan, something u. [etc.). unbeknown, zsaaheneenohan , that which ...

Google previewThe Handy Pocket Dictionary of the English Language (1892)

by Thomas Joseph Carey

to unbind, to release; to loosen. Unluck'y, a. unfortunate; unsuccessful. Unman'nerly, a. wanting good manners; ill-bred. Unmean'ing, a. having no signification; senseless. Unmistak'able, a. clear ; plain; evident.

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1861)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

UNBIND, v. t. To untie; to remove a band from; to uni'asteu; to loose; to set free from shackles. U~,~Lm'd your fillets; unbind the prisoner's arms; unbind the load. UfNBlNDING, ppr. Untying; setting ree. UNBIOGRAPH'ICAL, a. Not biographical.

Google previewA dictionary of the English language, by G. Fulton and G. Knight (1833)

by George Fulton, George Knight (of Edinburgh.)

free from bigotry Unbind, ...

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Scrabble value of U1N1B3I1N1D2

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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