Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To unhand, release from one's grasp, let go of.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To cease to hold; to unhand; to release.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To cease to hold; let go the hold of.
  • Unfavorable; hostile.

Etymologies

un- +‎ hold (Wiktionary)

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