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

  • transitive v. To break or remove the seal of; open.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To break the seal of (something) in order to open it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To break or remove the seal of; to open, as what is sealed.
  • transitive v. To disclose, as a secret.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To open (a thing) after it has been sealed; free from a seal; hence, to open, in a general sense. To disclose.

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

  • v. break the seal of


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