unreeve

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un·reeve

 (ŭn-rēv′)
v. un·reeved or un·rove (-rōv′), un·reeved or un·ro·ven (-rō′vən), un·reev·ing, un·reeves Nautical
v.tr.
To withdraw (a rope, for example) from an opening, such as a block or thimble.
v.intr.
1. To become unreeved.
2. To unreeve a rope.

unreeve

(ʌnˈriːv)
vb, -reeves, -reeving, -rove or -reeved
(Nautical Terms) nautical to withdraw (a rope) from a block, thimble, etc
[C17: from un-2 + reeve2]

unreeve


Past participle: unreeved/unrove
Gerund: unreeving

Imperative
unreeve
unreeve
Present
I unreeve
you unreeve
he/she/it unreeves
we unreeve
you unreeve
they unreeve
Preterite
I unreeved/unrove
you unreeved/unrove
he/she/it unreeved/unrove
we unreeved/unrove
you unreeved/unrove
they unreeved/unrove
Present Continuous
I am unreeving
you are unreeving
he/she/it is unreeving
we are unreeving
you are unreeving
they are unreeving
Present Perfect
I have unreeved/unrove
you have unreeved/unrove
he/she/it has unreeved/unrove
we have unreeved/unrove
you have unreeved/unrove
they have unreeved/unrove
Past Continuous
I was unreeving
you were unreeving
he/she/it was unreeving
we were unreeving
you were unreeving
they were unreeving
Past Perfect
I had unreeved/unrove
you had unreeved/unrove
he/she/it had unreeved/unrove
we had unreeved/unrove
you had unreeved/unrove
they had unreeved/unrove
Future
I will unreeve
you will unreeve
he/she/it will unreeve
we will unreeve
you will unreeve
they will unreeve
Future Perfect
I will have unreeved/unrove
you will have unreeved/unrove
he/she/it will have unreeved/unrove
we will have unreeved/unrove
you will have unreeved/unrove
they will have unreeved/unrove
Future Continuous
I will be unreeving
you will be unreeving
he/she/it will be unreeving
we will be unreeving
you will be unreeving
they will be unreeving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unreeving
you have been unreeving
he/she/it has been unreeving
we have been unreeving
you have been unreeving
they have been unreeving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unreeving
you will have been unreeving
he/she/it will have been unreeving
we will have been unreeving
you will have been unreeving
they will have been unreeving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unreeving
you had been unreeving
he/she/it had been unreeving
we had been unreeving
you had been unreeving
they had been unreeving
Conditional
I would unreeve
you would unreeve
he/she/it would unreeve
we would unreeve
you would unreeve
they would unreeve
Past Conditional
I would have unreeved/unrove
you would have unreeved/unrove
he/she/it would have unreeved/unrove
we would have unreeved/unrove
you would have unreeved/unrove
they would have unreeved/unrove
References in classic literature ?
I cut no more than was necessary, and what with passing the long ropes under and around the booms and masts, of unreeving the halyards and sheets, of coiling down in the boat and uncoiling in order to pass through another knot in the bight, I was soon wet to the skin.