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tr.v. un·laced, un·lac·ing, un·lac·es
To loosen or undo the lacing or laces of.
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1. to loosen or undo the lacing of (shoes, garments, etc)
2. to unfasten or remove garments of (oneself or another) by or as if by undoing lacing
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v.t. -laced, -lac•ing.
to loosen or undo the lacing or laces of (shoes, a corset, etc.).
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Past participle: unlaced
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|Verb||1.||unlace - undo the ties of; "They untied the prisoner"|
unlash - untie the lashing of; "unlash the horse"
undo - cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions"
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