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tr.v. un·bound (-bound′), un·bind·ing, un·binds
1. To untie or unfasten, as wrappings or bindings.
2. To release from restraints or bonds; free.
vb (tr) , -binds, -binding or -bound
1. to set free from restraining bonds or chains; release
2. to unfasten or make loose (a bond, tie, etc)
v.t. -bound, -bind•ing.
1. to release from bonds or restraint, as a prisoner; free.
2. to unfasten or loose, as a bond.
Past participle: unbound
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|Verb||1.||unbind - untie or unfasten; "unbind the feet of this poor woman"|
detach - cause to become detached or separated; take off; "detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it"
bind - make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"