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un·hitch

 (ŭn-hĭch′)
tr.v. un·hitched, un·hitch·ing, un·hitch·es
1. To release from a hitch.
2. To unfasten or disconnect.
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unhitch

(ʌnˈhɪtʃ)
vb (tr)
to untie, unfasten, or detach
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unhitch


Past participle: unhitched
Gerund: unhitching

Imperative
unhitch
unhitch
Present
I unhitch
you unhitch
he/she/it unhitches
we unhitch
you unhitch
they unhitch
Preterite
I unhitched
you unhitched
he/she/it unhitched
we unhitched
you unhitched
they unhitched
Present Continuous
I am unhitching
you are unhitching
he/she/it is unhitching
we are unhitching
you are unhitching
they are unhitching
Present Perfect
I have unhitched
you have unhitched
he/she/it has unhitched
we have unhitched
you have unhitched
they have unhitched
Past Continuous
I was unhitching
you were unhitching
he/she/it was unhitching
we were unhitching
you were unhitching
they were unhitching
Past Perfect
I had unhitched
you had unhitched
he/she/it had unhitched
we had unhitched
you had unhitched
they had unhitched
Future
I will unhitch
you will unhitch
he/she/it will unhitch
we will unhitch
you will unhitch
they will unhitch
Future Perfect
I will have unhitched
you will have unhitched
he/she/it will have unhitched
we will have unhitched
you will have unhitched
they will have unhitched
Future Continuous
I will be unhitching
you will be unhitching
he/she/it will be unhitching
we will be unhitching
you will be unhitching
they will be unhitching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unhitching
you have been unhitching
he/she/it has been unhitching
we have been unhitching
you have been unhitching
they have been unhitching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unhitching
you will have been unhitching
he/she/it will have been unhitching
we will have been unhitching
you will have been unhitching
they will have been unhitching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unhitching
you had been unhitching
he/she/it had been unhitching
we had been unhitching
you had been unhitching
they had been unhitching
Conditional
I would unhitch
you would unhitch
he/she/it would unhitch
we would unhitch
you would unhitch
they would unhitch
Past Conditional
I would have unhitched
you would have unhitched
he/she/it would have unhitched
we would have unhitched
you would have unhitched
they would have unhitched
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unhitch - unfasten or release from or as if from a hitchunhitch - unfasten or release from or as if from a hitch
unyoke - remove the yoke from; "unyoke the cow"
unharness - remove the harness from; "unharness a horse"
undo - cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions"
hitch, catch - to hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup"
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Translations

unhitch

[ˈʌnˈhɪtʃ] VTdesenganchar
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unhitch

vt horse (from post) → losbinden; (from wagon) → ausspannen; caravan, engineabkoppeln
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References in classic literature ?
"Wish I had an axe," said Zeb, who by now had unhitched the horse.
So we unhitched a skiff and pulled down the river two mile and a half, to the big scar on the hillside, and went ashore.
Unlike most leaders, who, when camp was made and the dogs were unhitched, huddled near to the gods for protection, White Fang disdained such protection.
A groom came and unhitched the horse and led it to the stable of the house.
The team of ten dogs was unhitched, and Buck, with his own harness, was put into the sled.
I laid out in the sun in the same driveway, blood splotched, unhitched
The derailment saw nine bogies of the Howrah-Danapur Express, including three air-conditioned and two Sleeper Class coaches, getting unhitched from the engine and knocked off the track and overturned as seven other compartments dragged on for 200 metres before coming to a halt.
When arriving at the chalet, it was normal practice to turn the tractor around after the trailer had been unhitched.
Between the laughter and the games, unhitched from shackles, wild, untamed ...
Water under the bridge-though you remain unhitched. A choice must be taken.
With no towpath, the horsedrawn canal boats originally had to be unhitched and 'legged' the length of the tunnel.
If you file for divorce in Texas, you have to wait a few weeks before you can get unhitched; the idea, presumably, is to prevent people from ditching their marriages every time they get mad at their partners.