unlock

[uhn-lok]
verb (used with object)
1.
to undo the lock of (a door, chest, etc.), especially with a key.
2.
to open or release by or as if by undoing a lock.
3.
to open (anything firmly closed or joined): to unlock the jaws.
4.
to lay open; disclose: to unlock the secrets of one's heart.
verb (used without object)
5.
to become unlocked.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English unloken; see un-2, lock1

unlockable, adjective
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unlock (ʌnˈlɒk)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to unfasten (a lock, door, etc)
2.  (tr) to open, release, or let loose
3.  (tr) to disclose or provide the key to: unlock a puzzle
4.  (intr) to become unlocked
 
un'lockable
 
adj

unlocked (ʌnˈlɒkt)
 
adj
not locked: all those unlocked cars

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Word Origin & History

unlock
c.1400, from un- (2) + lock (v.). Fig. sense is attested from 1531.
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Example sentences for unlocked
At the rearmost position, the string is unlocked and propels the projectile forwards.
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