Definitions

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

  • transitive verb To deprive of position, rank, or authority; depose.
  • transitive verb To cause the ruin of; destroy.
  • transitive verb To alter the nature or characteristics of.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To destroy the essential form and qualities of; cause to cease to exist; annihilate; uncreate; annul, reverse, or essentially change the nature or office of.
  • To leave unmade, unformed, uncreated, or unfashioned.

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

  • transitive verb To destroy the form and qualities of; to deprive of being; to uncreate.

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

  • verb transitive, euphemistic To destroy; to cause (a made article) to lose its nature.

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

  • verb deprive of certain characteristics

Etymologies

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un- +‎ make

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