follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

unstop

[uhn-stop] /ʌnˈstɒp/
verb (used with object), unstopped, unstopping.
1.
to remove the stopper from:
to unstop a bottle.
2.
to free from any obstruction; open:
to unstop a sewer.
3.
to draw out the stops of (an organ).
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English unstoppen. See un-2, stop
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for un stopped

unstop

/ʌnˈstɒp/
verb (transitive) -stops, -stopping, -stopped
1.
to remove the stop or stopper from
2.
to free from any stoppage or obstruction; open
3.
to draw out the stops on (an organ)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for unstop

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for un

2
4
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for un stopped