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

  • intransitive verb To unfasten the buttons of.
  • intransitive verb To free or remove (a button) from a buttonhole.
  • intransitive verb To open as if by unbuttoning.
  • intransitive verb To undo buttons.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To unfasten or open, as a garment, by separating the buttons and the buttonholes.

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

  • transitive verb To loose the buttons of; to unfasten.

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

  • verb intransitive To unfasten buttons
  • verb transitive To open something by undoing its buttons

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

  • verb undo the buttons of

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