unhand


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un·hand

 (ŭn-hănd′)
tr.v. un·hand·ed, un·hand·ing, un·hands
To remove one's hand from; let go.

unhand

(ʌnˈhænd)
vb
(tr) archaic or literary to release from the grasp

un•hand

(ʌnˈhænd)

v.t.
to take the hand or hands from; release from a grasp; let go.
[1595–1605]

unhand


Past participle: unhanded
Gerund: unhanding

Imperative
unhand
unhand
Present
I unhand
you unhand
he/she/it unhands
we unhand
you unhand
they unhand
Preterite
I unhanded
you unhanded
he/she/it unhanded
we unhanded
you unhanded
they unhanded
Present Continuous
I am unhanding
you are unhanding
he/she/it is unhanding
we are unhanding
you are unhanding
they are unhanding
Present Perfect
I have unhanded
you have unhanded
he/she/it has unhanded
we have unhanded
you have unhanded
they have unhanded
Past Continuous
I was unhanding
you were unhanding
he/she/it was unhanding
we were unhanding
you were unhanding
they were unhanding
Past Perfect
I had unhanded
you had unhanded
he/she/it had unhanded
we had unhanded
you had unhanded
they had unhanded
Future
I will unhand
you will unhand
he/she/it will unhand
we will unhand
you will unhand
they will unhand
Future Perfect
I will have unhanded
you will have unhanded
he/she/it will have unhanded
we will have unhanded
you will have unhanded
they will have unhanded
Future Continuous
I will be unhanding
you will be unhanding
he/she/it will be unhanding
we will be unhanding
you will be unhanding
they will be unhanding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unhanding
you have been unhanding
he/she/it has been unhanding
we have been unhanding
you have been unhanding
they have been unhanding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unhanding
you will have been unhanding
he/she/it will have been unhanding
we will have been unhanding
you will have been unhanding
they will have been unhanding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unhanding
you had been unhanding
he/she/it had been unhanding
we had been unhanding
you had been unhanding
they had been unhanding
Conditional
I would unhand
you would unhand
he/she/it would unhand
we would unhand
you would unhand
they would unhand
Past Conditional
I would have unhanded
you would have unhanded
he/she/it would have unhanded
we would have unhanded
you would have unhanded
they would have unhanded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unhand - remove the hand fromunhand - remove the hand from      
let go, let go of, release, relinquish - release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
Translations

unhand

[ʌnˈhænd] VT (o.f. or liter) → soltar
unhand me, sir!¡suélteme, señor!

unhand

vt (old, hum)freigeben, loslassen
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