unhook

[uhn-hook]
verb (used with object)
1.
to detach by or as if by releasing a hook: to unhook a tractor from a trailer.
2.
to unfasten or open by undoing a hook or hooks: to unhook a door; to unhook a corset.
verb (used without object)
3.
to become unhooked.

Origin:
1605–15; un-2 + hook1

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unhook (ʌnˈhʊk)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to remove (something) from a hook
2.  (tr) to unfasten the hook of (a dress, etc)
3.  (intr) to become unfastened or be capable of unfastening: the dress wouldn't unhook

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Example sentences
Unhook it from the windshield header and it powers back behind the rear seat
  with the touch of a button.
Consumers should immediately inspect their toy basketball sets for nets that
  can unhook from the rim or have knots that slide.
Consumers should immediately inspect their basketball sets for nets that can
  unhook from the rim or have knots that slide.
If possible, unhook the fish while it is in the water.
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