unhook


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un·hook

 (ŭn-ho͝ok′)
tr.v. un·hooked, un·hook·ing, un·hooks
1. To release or remove from a hook.
2. To unfasten the hooks of.

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.

unhook


Past participle: unhooked
Gerund: unhooking

Imperative
unhook
unhook
Present
I unhook
you unhook
he/she/it unhooks
we unhook
you unhook
they unhook
Preterite
I unhooked
you unhooked
he/she/it unhooked
we unhooked
you unhooked
they unhooked
Present Continuous
I am unhooking
you are unhooking
he/she/it is unhooking
we are unhooking
you are unhooking
they are unhooking
Present Perfect
I have unhooked
you have unhooked
he/she/it has unhooked
we have unhooked
you have unhooked
they have unhooked
Past Continuous
I was unhooking
you were unhooking
he/she/it was unhooking
we were unhooking
you were unhooking
they were unhooking
Past Perfect
I had unhooked
you had unhooked
he/she/it had unhooked
we had unhooked
you had unhooked
they had unhooked
Future
I will unhook
you will unhook
he/she/it will unhook
we will unhook
you will unhook
they will unhook
Future Perfect
I will have unhooked
you will have unhooked
he/she/it will have unhooked
we will have unhooked
you will have unhooked
they will have unhooked
Future Continuous
I will be unhooking
you will be unhooking
he/she/it will be unhooking
we will be unhooking
you will be unhooking
they will be unhooking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unhooking
you have been unhooking
he/she/it has been unhooking
we have been unhooking
you have been unhooking
they have been unhooking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unhooking
you will have been unhooking
he/she/it will have been unhooking
we will have been unhooking
you will have been unhooking
they will have been unhooking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unhooking
you had been unhooking
he/she/it had been unhooking
we had been unhooking
you had been unhooking
they had been unhooking
Conditional
I would unhook
you would unhook
he/she/it would unhook
we would unhook
you would unhook
they would unhook
Past Conditional
I would have unhooked
you would have unhooked
he/she/it would have unhooked
we would have unhooked
you would have unhooked
they would have unhooked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unhook - take off a hookunhook - take off a hook      
detach - cause to become detached or separated; take off; "detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it"
hook - fasten with a hook
Translations
يَفُك، يَنْزَع الخُطّاف
sundat z háčku
leakaszt
losa af króki; afkrækja
atāķētnoāķēt
zvesiť
çengelini açmakkancasından kurtarmak

unhook

[ˈʌnˈhʊk] VT
1. (= remove) → desenganchar, descolgar
2. (= undo) [+ garment] → desabrochar

unhook

[ˌʌnˈhʊk] vt
(= remove from hook) [+ picture] → décrocher
(= undo) [+ dress] → dégrafer

unhook

vt latch, gateloshaken; dressaufhaken; (= take from hook) pictureabhaken; (= free)losmachen; the dress came unhookeddas Kleid ging auf
visich aufhaken lassen

unhook

[ʌnˈhʊk] vt (remove, picture) → staccare; (trailer) → sganciare; (undo, gate) → aprire; (dress) → slacciare

unhook

(anˈhuk) verb
to take or release (something) from a hook. He unhooked the picture from the wall.
References in classic literature ?
It was not to be stirred, however, and when the woman shouted up to unhook it, he answered: "It's already unhooked.
And Marie sobbed, and gasped for breath, and called Mammy to open the window, and to bring her the camphor-bottle, and to bathe her head, and unhook her dress.
There will be no difficulty, sir," said the genial frame-maker, beginning, with the aid of his assistant, to unhook the picture from the long brass chains by which it was suspended.
I found I could pull back the bolts easily enough and unhook the great chains.
He threw some dust over the topcoat, which he had found time to unhook from the ante-chamber and button over his ball costume, and going to Chapelle-en-Serval he knocked loudly at the door of the only inn in the place.
they unhook the hinges of their wings and put them in a corner until they wake up again.
If the Gargoyles can unhook the wings then the power to fly lies in the wings themselves, and not in the wooden bodies of the people who wear them.
Her uncle's only answer was to lift her up and unhook the new belt of which she was so proud.
Mr Murphy, originally from Wexford, but living in Askeaton, Co Limerick, managed to unhook himself from his harness before his life jacket floated him to the surface.
Many fish are unfairly injured when inexperienced anglers are attempting to unhook them and great care should always be adhered to.
London, January 27 ( ANI ): A Japanese lingerie brand has launched a bra that will only unhook by the woman's "true love".
In the short time it took to unhook his boat the man had gone under.