unknot

unknot

[uhn-not]
verb (used with object), unknotted, unknotting.
to untie by or as if by undoing a knot: to unknot a tie.

Origin:
1590–1600; un-2 + knot1

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unknot

verb
become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of; "unravel the thread" [syn: unravel] [ant: knot
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