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Meaning of UNLACE

Pronunciation:  un'leys

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  undo the ties of; "They untied the prisoner"
 

UNLACE is a 6 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: unbrace, untie
 
 Antonyms: bind, tie
 
 See Also: undo, unlash, unloose, unloosen

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*lace"\, v. t. [1st un- + lace.]
1. To loose by undoing a lacing; as, to unlace a shoe.

2. To loose the dress of; to undress; hence, to expose; to
   disgrace.

         What's the matter, That you unlace your reputation
         thus?                                 --Shak.

3. (Naut.) To loose, and take off, as a bonnet from a sail,
   or to cast off, as any lacing in any part of the rigging
   of a vessel. --Totten.

 

 

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