from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To remove the cap or covering of.
- intransitive v. To remove one's head covering as a sign of deference.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To remove a cap or cover from.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To remove a cap or cover from.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To remove a cap, as a percussion-cap, from, as a gun or a cartridge, or a protecting cap from, as a lens-tube.
- To remove the cap or hat.
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Most “un -” prefixed words are adjectives (unacceptable, unpleasant), and there are certainly some familiar “un -” verbs (uncap, unpack), but “unfriend” is different from the norm.
The British Government 's proposal to uncap tuition fees for universities is a step in the right direction, but it' s been met with howls of outrage from many, who argue that allowing universities to charge more will reduce access to higher education in the U.K.
So, for a family in high-cost California taxed at the top federal rate, the expiration of the Bush tax cuts in 2013, the 0.9% increase in payroll taxes to fund ObamaCare, and the president's proposal to eventually uncap Social Security payroll taxes would lift its combined marginal tax rate to a stunning 58.4%.
We already have what we need in SS (maybe we should uncap FICA and increase benefits, though?)
Evidently, some companies can recover the costs through other means and conjunctive opportunities, make possible, by providing the normal uncap internet access.
Pee in a bottle and leave it six months then uncap it, what happens everything in the vicinity will haul butt away.
I heard him uncap a canteen, take several swallows of water, and then step away.
Arturo must be a romantic if he's prompted while doing his business to uncap a pen and make his declaration of love on this pocked metal surface.
You open the fresh notepad, uncap the Bic and scrawl:
If Food Emporium was offering a break on orange juice, if Duane Reade, a New York drugstore chain, was prepared to give me a $5 coupon when I hit the 100-point mark (each point representing a dollar spent), all for a bit of paperwork, why not uncap the Bic?