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v. un·clasped, un·clasp·ing, un·clasps
1. To release or loosen the clasp of.
2. To release or loosen from a clasp or an embrace.
1. To become unfastened.
2. To release or relax a clasp or grasp; let go.
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1. (tr) to unfasten the clasp of (something)
2. to release one's grip (upon an object)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. to undo the clasp or clasps of; unfasten.
2. to release from the grasp.v.i.
3. to release or relax the grasp.
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Past participle: unclasped
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|Verb||1.||unclasp - release from a clasp; "She clasped and unclasped her hands"|
let go, let go of, release, relinquish - release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
clasp - hold firmly and tightly
clasp - grasp firmly; "The child clasped my hands"
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