unfasten


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un·fas·ten

 (ŭn-făs′ən)
v. un·fas·tened, un·fas·ten·ing, un·fas·tens
v.tr.
To separate the connected parts of.
v.intr.
To become loosened or separated.

unfasten

(ʌnˈfɑːsən)
vb
to undo, untie, or open or become undone, untied, or opened

un•fas•ten

(ʌnˈfæs ən, -ˈfɑ sən)

v.t.
1. to release from or as if from fastenings; detach.
2. to undo or open (something fastened).
v.i.
3. to become unfastened.
[1175–1225]

unfasten


Past participle: unfastened
Gerund: unfastening

Imperative
unfasten
unfasten
Present
I unfasten
you unfasten
he/she/it unfastens
we unfasten
you unfasten
they unfasten
Preterite
I unfastened
you unfastened
he/she/it unfastened
we unfastened
you unfastened
they unfastened
Present Continuous
I am unfastening
you are unfastening
he/she/it is unfastening
we are unfastening
you are unfastening
they are unfastening
Present Perfect
I have unfastened
you have unfastened
he/she/it has unfastened
we have unfastened
you have unfastened
they have unfastened
Past Continuous
I was unfastening
you were unfastening
he/she/it was unfastening
we were unfastening
you were unfastening
they were unfastening
Past Perfect
I had unfastened
you had unfastened
he/she/it had unfastened
we had unfastened
you had unfastened
they had unfastened
Future
I will unfasten
you will unfasten
he/she/it will unfasten
we will unfasten
you will unfasten
they will unfasten
Future Perfect
I will have unfastened
you will have unfastened
he/she/it will have unfastened
we will have unfastened
you will have unfastened
they will have unfastened
Future Continuous
I will be unfastening
you will be unfastening
he/she/it will be unfastening
we will be unfastening
you will be unfastening
they will be unfastening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unfastening
you have been unfastening
he/she/it has been unfastening
we have been unfastening
you have been unfastening
they have been unfastening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unfastening
you will have been unfastening
he/she/it will have been unfastening
we will have been unfastening
you will have been unfastening
they will have been unfastening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unfastening
you had been unfastening
he/she/it had been unfastening
we had been unfastening
you had been unfastening
they had been unfastening
Conditional
I would unfasten
you would unfasten
he/she/it would unfasten
we would unfasten
you would unfasten
they would unfasten
Past Conditional
I would have unfastened
you would have unfastened
he/she/it would have unfastened
we would have unfastened
you would have unfastened
they would have unfastened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unfasten - cause to become undoneunfasten - cause to become undone; "unfasten your belt"
unchain - remove the chains from
unzip - open the zipper of; "unzip the bag"
unbend - unfasten, as a sail, from a spar or a stay
undo - cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions"
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
2.unfasten - become undone or untiedunfasten - become undone or untied; "The shoelaces unfastened"
open, open up - become open; "The door opened"
fasten - become fixed or fastened; "This dress fastens in the back"

unfasten

verb undo, open, loosen, separate, detach, unlock, disconnect, untie, unstrap, unclasp, uncouple, unlace Reaching down, he unfastened the latch on the gate.

unfasten

verb
To free from ties or fasteners:
Translations
يَفُك، يَحُل
otevřítrozepnout
åbneløsne
leysa, losa
atpogātatsprādzētatvērt
odpeti

unfasten

[ˈʌnˈfɑːsn] VT [+ button etc] → desabrochar; [+ rope etc] → desatar, aflojar (LAm); [+ door] → abrir

unfasten

[ʌnˈfɑːsən] vt [+ strap, belt, bra, buttons, chain] → défaire; [lock, latch] → ouvrir

unfasten

vtaufmachen; string, belt alsolosmachen; (= detach) tag, dog, horse etclosbinden; hair, bondslösen
viaufgehen; how does this dress unfasten?wie macht man das Kleid auf?

unfasten

[ʌnˈfɑːsn] vt (buttons, seatbelt) → slacciare; (scarf, rope) → sciogliere; (gate) → aprire

unfasten

(anˈfaːsn) verb
to undo (something that is fastened). He unfastened (the buttons of) his jacket.
References in classic literature ?
We shall have to stay the night here,' he said, as if preparing to spend the night at an inn, and he proceeded to unfasten the collar-straps.
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Only with the help of his fellow Beatles and the beautiful Ahme is Ringo able to unfasten the accursed red jewel.
We were emptying the bin when the tape measure showing the amount of grain left became stuck and I went down to unfasten it.
Then it says that it would be very difficult to unfasten the 3-point seat belt if the bus were overturned in a crash.
He climbed up a ladder to unfasten the clips which attached a rain cover to the top of the extraction unit.
Unfasten the dzus fasteners on the aft end of the engine cowling.
However, some of the cheekier black-and-white lemurs have worked out how to unfasten their collars so we're now looking at ways to make them more secure.
A ball-joint in the gear-shift lever has not been tightened to the correct specification and in the worst case it could unfasten and make it impossible to shift gears, Volvo Cars' spokesman Per-Ake Froberg explained to Swedish newswire TT.
Just a quarter-turn to fasten and unfasten P provides better ergonomics for repeat access applications.