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

  • transitive v. To release from or as if from a hitch; unfasten.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To disconnect; to detach; to undo that which is hitched.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To free from being hitched, or as if from being hitched; to unfasten; to loose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To disengage from a hitch or fastening; set free; unfasten: as, to unhitch a horse.

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

  • v. unfasten or release from or as if from a hitch


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