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un·cou·ple

 (ŭn-kŭp′əl)
v. un·cou·pled, un·cou·pling, un·cou·ples
v.tr.
1. To disconnect: uncouple railroad cars.
2. To set loose or release from a couple.
v.intr.
To come or break loose.

un·cou′pler n.

uncouple

(ʌnˈkʌpəl)
vb
1. to disconnect or unfasten or become disconnected or unfastened
2. (tr) to set loose; release

un•cou•ple

(ʌnˈkʌp əl)

v. -pled, -pling. v.t.
1. to release the coupling or link between; disconnect.
v.i.
2. to become unfastened; let go.
3. Informal. to divorce or separate.
[1300–50]

uncouple


Past participle: uncoupled
Gerund: uncoupling

Imperative
uncouple
uncouple
Present
I uncouple
you uncouple
he/she/it uncouples
we uncouple
you uncouple
they uncouple
Preterite
I uncoupled
you uncoupled
he/she/it uncoupled
we uncoupled
you uncoupled
they uncoupled
Present Continuous
I am uncoupling
you are uncoupling
he/she/it is uncoupling
we are uncoupling
you are uncoupling
they are uncoupling
Present Perfect
I have uncoupled
you have uncoupled
he/she/it has uncoupled
we have uncoupled
you have uncoupled
they have uncoupled
Past Continuous
I was uncoupling
you were uncoupling
he/she/it was uncoupling
we were uncoupling
you were uncoupling
they were uncoupling
Past Perfect
I had uncoupled
you had uncoupled
he/she/it had uncoupled
we had uncoupled
you had uncoupled
they had uncoupled
Future
I will uncouple
you will uncouple
he/she/it will uncouple
we will uncouple
you will uncouple
they will uncouple
Future Perfect
I will have uncoupled
you will have uncoupled
he/she/it will have uncoupled
we will have uncoupled
you will have uncoupled
they will have uncoupled
Future Continuous
I will be uncoupling
you will be uncoupling
he/she/it will be uncoupling
we will be uncoupling
you will be uncoupling
they will be uncoupling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been uncoupling
you have been uncoupling
he/she/it has been uncoupling
we have been uncoupling
you have been uncoupling
they have been uncoupling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been uncoupling
you will have been uncoupling
he/she/it will have been uncoupling
we will have been uncoupling
you will have been uncoupling
they will have been uncoupling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been uncoupling
you had been uncoupling
he/she/it had been uncoupling
we had been uncoupling
you had been uncoupling
they had been uncoupling
Conditional
I would uncouple
you would uncouple
he/she/it would uncouple
we would uncouple
you would uncouple
they would uncouple
Past Conditional
I would have uncoupled
you would have uncoupled
he/she/it would have uncoupled
we would have uncoupled
you would have uncoupled
they would have uncoupled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.uncouple - disconnect or separateuncouple - disconnect or separate; "uncouple the hounds"
disconnect - make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten
couple on, couple up, couple - link together; "can we couple these proposals?"

uncouple

verb
To separate one thing from another thing:
Translations

uncouple

[ˈʌnˈkʌpl] VTdesenganchar, desacoplar

uncouple

vt train, trailerabkuppeln, abkoppeln; to uncouple something from something (fig)etw von etw loslösen

uncouple

[ʌnˈkʌpl] vtsganciare
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