unbuckle


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un·buck·le

 (ŭn-bŭk′əl)
v. un·buck·led, un·buck·ling, un·buck·les
v.tr.
To loosen or undo the buckle or buckles of.
v.intr.
1. To undo buckles.
2. Informal To relax.

unbuckle

(ʌnˈbʌkəl)
vb (tr)
to undo the buckle fastening something such as a belt or a shoe

un•buck•le

(ʌnˈbʌk əl)

v. -led, -ling. v.i.
1. to unfasten the buckle or buckles of.
v.i.
2. to undo a buckle.
[1350–1400]

unbuckle


Past participle: unbuckled
Gerund: unbuckling

Imperative
unbuckle
unbuckle
Present
I unbuckle
you unbuckle
he/she/it unbuckles
we unbuckle
you unbuckle
they unbuckle
Preterite
I unbuckled
you unbuckled
he/she/it unbuckled
we unbuckled
you unbuckled
they unbuckled
Present Continuous
I am unbuckling
you are unbuckling
he/she/it is unbuckling
we are unbuckling
you are unbuckling
they are unbuckling
Present Perfect
I have unbuckled
you have unbuckled
he/she/it has unbuckled
we have unbuckled
you have unbuckled
they have unbuckled
Past Continuous
I was unbuckling
you were unbuckling
he/she/it was unbuckling
we were unbuckling
you were unbuckling
they were unbuckling
Past Perfect
I had unbuckled
you had unbuckled
he/she/it had unbuckled
we had unbuckled
you had unbuckled
they had unbuckled
Future
I will unbuckle
you will unbuckle
he/she/it will unbuckle
we will unbuckle
you will unbuckle
they will unbuckle
Future Perfect
I will have unbuckled
you will have unbuckled
he/she/it will have unbuckled
we will have unbuckled
you will have unbuckled
they will have unbuckled
Future Continuous
I will be unbuckling
you will be unbuckling
he/she/it will be unbuckling
we will be unbuckling
you will be unbuckling
they will be unbuckling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unbuckling
you have been unbuckling
he/she/it has been unbuckling
we have been unbuckling
you have been unbuckling
they have been unbuckling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unbuckling
you will have been unbuckling
he/she/it will have been unbuckling
we will have been unbuckling
you will have been unbuckling
they will have been unbuckling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unbuckling
you had been unbuckling
he/she/it had been unbuckling
we had been unbuckling
you had been unbuckling
they had been unbuckling
Conditional
I would unbuckle
you would unbuckle
he/she/it would unbuckle
we would unbuckle
you would unbuckle
they would unbuckle
Past Conditional
I would have unbuckled
you would have unbuckled
he/she/it would have unbuckled
we would have unbuckled
you would have unbuckled
they would have unbuckled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unbuckle - undo the buckle ofunbuckle - undo the buckle of; "Unbuckle your seat belt"
undo - cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions"
buckle, clasp - fasten with a buckle or buckles
Translations
يَحُل، يَفُك
odepnout
lecsatol
spenna frá
atsprādzēt
odopnúť
tokasını çözmek/açmak

unbuckle

[ˈʌnˈbʌkl] VTdesabrochar

unbuckle

[ʌnˈbʌkəl] vt [+ seat belt, belt, shoes, sandals] → déboucler

unbuckle

unbuckle

[ʌnˈbʌkl] vtslacciare

unbuckle

(anˈbakl) verb
to undo the buckle or buckles of. He unbuckled his belt.

unbuckle

vt desabrochar(se)
References in classic literature ?
I never saw a man unbuckle harness so quickly as he did, and with a pat and a good word he led me to a long stable, with six or eight stalls in it, and two or three horses.
Riach, who had been to the college, spoke to me like a friend when he was not sulking, and told me many curious things, and some that were informing; and even the captain, though he kept me at the stick's end the most part of the time, would sometimes unbuckle a bit, and tell me of the fine countries he had visited.
And when Bert saw a man on the outskirts of the crowd run to a haycart and get a brightly pronged pitch-fork, and a blue-clad soldier unbuckle his belt, his rising doubt whether this little town was after all such a good place for a landing became a certainty.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles because rapid driving can cause a second-row seat belt to unbuckle.
The driver is reported to have asked the boy where he was going and when the boy ignored his question, the man is thought to have started to unbuckle his seatbelt.
My only worry is about the fines when we are forced to unbuckle them for some time if they get restless and that can happen on long journeys.
Quite simply, the buckle will not unbuckle unless you intend it to do so.
The four girls managed to get out from under the burnt bike, about the driver couldn't make it as she failed to unbuckle herself," he said quoting the girls.
These days, here's what's American: Come home from work, take off your shoes, unbuckle that too-tight belt, check the pantry to see if there are any Sausalito cookies left, and plop on the couch.
Then they unbuckle, get out, rotate clockwise around the car to the next seat, and buckle-up again.
MyBuckleMate not only offers ease of buckling but also provides an important safety measure, allowing kids to buckle and unbuckle themselves (kids need to be able to unbuckle themselves in the event of an accident).
Viktor, 33, a racing car enthusiast who headed the Ukrainian Automobile Association when his father was in power, was not able to unbuckle his seat belt in time to get out, he added.