untwist

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un·twist

 (ŭn-twĭst′)
v. un·twist·ed, un·twist·ing, un·twists
v.tr.
To loosen or separate (something twisted) by turning in the opposite direction; unwind.
v.intr.
To become untwisted.

untwist

(ʌnˈtwɪst)
vb
1. (tr) to straighten out
2. (tr) to unravel or separate the strands of
3. (tr) to unscrew or loosen
4. (intr) to become straight
5. (intr) to unravel or separate

untwist


Past participle: untwisted
Gerund: untwisting

Imperative
untwist
untwist
Present
I untwist
you untwist
he/she/it untwists
we untwist
you untwist
they untwist
Preterite
I untwisted
you untwisted
he/she/it untwisted
we untwisted
you untwisted
they untwisted
Present Continuous
I am untwisting
you are untwisting
he/she/it is untwisting
we are untwisting
you are untwisting
they are untwisting
Present Perfect
I have untwisted
you have untwisted
he/she/it has untwisted
we have untwisted
you have untwisted
they have untwisted
Past Continuous
I was untwisting
you were untwisting
he/she/it was untwisting
we were untwisting
you were untwisting
they were untwisting
Past Perfect
I had untwisted
you had untwisted
he/she/it had untwisted
we had untwisted
you had untwisted
they had untwisted
Future
I will untwist
you will untwist
he/she/it will untwist
we will untwist
you will untwist
they will untwist
Future Perfect
I will have untwisted
you will have untwisted
he/she/it will have untwisted
we will have untwisted
you will have untwisted
they will have untwisted
Future Continuous
I will be untwisting
you will be untwisting
he/she/it will be untwisting
we will be untwisting
you will be untwisting
they will be untwisting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been untwisting
you have been untwisting
he/she/it has been untwisting
we have been untwisting
you have been untwisting
they have been untwisting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been untwisting
you will have been untwisting
he/she/it will have been untwisting
we will have been untwisting
you will have been untwisting
they will have been untwisting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been untwisting
you had been untwisting
he/she/it had been untwisting
we had been untwisting
you had been untwisting
they had been untwisting
Conditional
I would untwist
you would untwist
he/she/it would untwist
we would untwist
you would untwist
they would untwist
Past Conditional
I would have untwisted
you would have untwisted
he/she/it would have untwisted
we would have untwisted
you would have untwisted
they would have untwisted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.untwist - cause to become untwisted
straighten, straighten out - make straight
distort, twine, twist - form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"
Translations
يَحُل، يَفُك
rozmotat
vikle ud
rétta úr
atliekt taisnuiztaisnot
bükülmüş bir şeyi açmak

untwist

(anˈtwist) verb
to straighten from a twisted position. He untwisted the wire.
References in classic literature ?
Alice crouched down among the trees as well as she could, for her neck kept getting entangled among the branches, and every now and then she had to stop and untwist it.
David thought it would be easy, too, to get to a small thicket and bury his bag in a hole he had already made and covered up under the roots of an old hollow ash, and he had, in fact, found the hole without a moment's difficulty, had uncovered it, and was about gently to drop the bag into it, when the sound of a large body rustling towards him with something like a bellow was such a surprise to David, who, as a gentleman gifted with much contrivance, was naturally only prepared for what he expected, that instead of dropping the bag gently he let it fall so as to make it untwist and vomit forth the shining guineas.
I'll tell you how it is, Master Tom," said Bob, beginning to untwist his canvas bag.
THIS handy Baked Beans tin untwists to provide a great hiding place for valuables.