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un·plug

 (ŭn-plŭg′)
v. un·plugged, un·plug·ging, un·plugs
v.tr.
1.
a. To remove a plug from.
b. To free from an obstruction.
2.
a. To remove (an electric plug) from an outlet.
b. To disconnect (an electric appliance) by removing a plug from an outlet.
v.intr.
To become unplugged.

unplug

(ʌnˈplʌɡ)
vb (tr) , -plugs, -plugging or -plugged
1. (Electrical Engineering) to disconnect (an electrical appliance) by taking the plug out of the socket
2. to remove a plug or obstruction from

un•plug

(ʌnˈplʌg)

v. -plugged, -plug•ging. v.t.
1. to remove a plug or stopper from.
2. to free of an obstruction; unclog.
3. to disconnect (an appliance, a telephone, etc.) by removing a plug.
4. to remove (an electric plug) from an outlet.
v.i.
5. to become unplugged.
[1765–75]
un•plug′ga•ble, adj.

unplug


Past participle: unplugged
Gerund: unplugging

Imperative
unplug
unplug
Present
I unplug
you unplug
he/she/it unplugs
we unplug
you unplug
they unplug
Preterite
I unplugged
you unplugged
he/she/it unplugged
we unplugged
you unplugged
they unplugged
Present Continuous
I am unplugging
you are unplugging
he/she/it is unplugging
we are unplugging
you are unplugging
they are unplugging
Present Perfect
I have unplugged
you have unplugged
he/she/it has unplugged
we have unplugged
you have unplugged
they have unplugged
Past Continuous
I was unplugging
you were unplugging
he/she/it was unplugging
we were unplugging
you were unplugging
they were unplugging
Past Perfect
I had unplugged
you had unplugged
he/she/it had unplugged
we had unplugged
you had unplugged
they had unplugged
Future
I will unplug
you will unplug
he/she/it will unplug
we will unplug
you will unplug
they will unplug
Future Perfect
I will have unplugged
you will have unplugged
he/she/it will have unplugged
we will have unplugged
you will have unplugged
they will have unplugged
Future Continuous
I will be unplugging
you will be unplugging
he/she/it will be unplugging
we will be unplugging
you will be unplugging
they will be unplugging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unplugging
you have been unplugging
he/she/it has been unplugging
we have been unplugging
you have been unplugging
they have been unplugging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unplugging
you will have been unplugging
he/she/it will have been unplugging
we will have been unplugging
you will have been unplugging
they will have been unplugging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unplugging
you had been unplugging
he/she/it had been unplugging
we had been unplugging
you had been unplugging
they had been unplugging
Conditional
I would unplug
you would unplug
he/she/it would unplug
we would unplug
you would unplug
they would unplug
Past Conditional
I would have unplugged
you would have unplugged
he/she/it would have unplugged
we would have unplugged
you would have unplugged
they would have unplugged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unplug - pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperableunplug - pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable; "unplug the hair dryer after using it"
undo - cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions"
plug in, plug into, connect - plug into an outlet; "Please plug in the toaster!"; "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight"
Translations
يَفْصِل عن التيّار الكَهْرُبائييَنْزَع القابِسيَنْزِعُ القابِسَ الكَهْرَبائيّ
odpojitodzátkovatvypnout
trække stikke ud
irrottaa pistoke
isključiti
dugót kihúz
taka tappa úrtaka úr sambandi
プラグを抜いて電源を断つ
플러그를 뽑다
išjungti iš tinkloištraukti kištuką
izņemt aizbāzniizraut kontaktdakšu no ligzdas
odzátkovať
izvleči vtikač
dra ur kontakten
ถอดปลั๊ก
fişten çekmekprizden çıkarmakprizini çıkarmak
tháo phích cắm

unplug

[ˈʌnˈplʌg] VTdesenchufar, desconectar

unplug

[ʌnˈplʌg] vtdébrancher

unplug

vt radio, lamprausziehen; plugabziehen, rausziehen; unplug it firstzieh zuerst den Stecker heraus

unplug

[ʌnˈplʌg] vtstaccare (la spina di)

unplug

(anˈplag) past tense, past participle unˈplugged verb
1. to take the plug out of.
2. to disconnect from the electricity supply. He unplugged the television.

unplug

يَنْزِعُ القابِسَ الكَهْرَبائيّ odpojit trække stikke ud rausziehen βγάζω από την πρίζα desenchufar irrottaa pistoke débrancher isključiti staccare プラグを抜いて電源を断つ 플러그를 뽑다 de stekker uittrekken koble fra wyłączyć z sieci desligar вынуть вилку из розетки dra ur kontakten ถอดปลั๊ก fişten çekmek tháo phích cắm 拔去插头
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