Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To untie or unfasten, as wrappings or bindings.
  • transitive verb To release from restraints or bonds; free.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To release from bands or restraint, as the hands or feet of a prisoner; free.
  • To unfasten, as a band or tie.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To remove a band from; to set free from shackles or fastenings; to untie; to unfasten; to loose.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To take bindings off.
  • verb figuratively To set free from a debt, contract or promise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb untie or unfasten

Etymologies

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un- + bind

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