Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To raise an anchor or to free a vessel from an anchor.
  • v. To liberate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To loose from the anchor, as a ship.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To loose from anchorage.
  • To become loose from anchorage; become detached.

Etymologies

un- +‎ anchor (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The efforts to unanchor us from our history, its best and worst elements, to return us to a tabula rasa where a new Canada was to be created, seemed to most conservatives to be a success.

    Revolt of the Canadians

  • See the problem is, if you give someone rights to fuel the tower, you also give them rights to unanchor your Supercap pos, and run off with a hundred bil worth of corporate tears.

    Strange company in Eve-Online

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