unclothe(redirected from unclothing)
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tr.v. un·clothed, un·cloth·ing, un·clothes
To remove the clothing or cover from; strip.
vb (tr) , -clothes, -clothing, -clothed or -clad
1. to take off garments from; strip
2. to uncover or lay bare
v.t. -clothed -clad (-ˈklæd)
1. to strip of clothes.
2. to uncover; lay bare.
Past participle: unclothed
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|Verb||1.||unclothe - strip; "unclothe your heart of envy"|
|2.||unclothe - take the covers off; "She unclothed her innermost feelings"|
|3.||unclothe - get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"|
take off - remove clothes; "take off your shirt--it's very hot in here"
undress, disinvest, divest, strip - remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"
take off - take away or remove; "Take that weight off me!"