from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To set free or keep free from restrictions or bonds.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To release from fetters; to unchain; to let loose; to free.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To loose from fetters or from restraint; to unchain; to unshackle; to liberate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To loose from fetters; unchain; unshackle; remove the fetters from.
  • To free from restraint; set at liberty: as, to unfetter the mind.


un- +‎ fetter. (Wiktionary)



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