Associations to the word «Untie»


UNTIE, verb. (transitive) To loosen, as something interlaced or knotted; to disengage the parts of.
UNTIE, verb. (transitive) To free from fastening or from restraint; to let loose; to unbind.
UNTIE, verb. To resolve; to unfold; to clear.
UNTIE, verb. (intransitive) To become untied or loosed.

Dictionary definition

UNTIE, verb. Undo the ties of; "They untied the prisoner".
UNTIE, verb. Cause to become loose; "undo the shoelace"; "untie the knot"; "loosen the necktie".

Wise words

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Mark Twain