unlay

un·lay

 (ŭn-lā′)
v. un·laid (-lād′), un·lay·ing, un·lays Nautical
v.tr.
To untwist the strands of (a rope).
v.intr.
To untwist.

unlay

(ʌnˈleɪ)
vb, -lays, -laying or -laid
(tr) to untwist (a rope or cable) to separate its strands

un•lay

(ʌnˈleɪ)

v.t. -laid, -lay•ing.
1. to separate (a strand) from a rope.
2. to untwist (a rope) in order to separate its strands.
[1720–30]

unlay


Past participle: unlaid
Gerund: unlaying

Imperative
unlay
unlay
Present
I unlay
you unlay
he/she/it unlays
we unlay
you unlay
they unlay
Preterite
I unlaid
you unlaid
he/she/it unlaid
we unlaid
you unlaid
they unlaid
Present Continuous
I am unlaying
you are unlaying
he/she/it is unlaying
we are unlaying
you are unlaying
they are unlaying
Present Perfect
I have unlaid
you have unlaid
he/she/it has unlaid
we have unlaid
you have unlaid
they have unlaid
Past Continuous
I was unlaying
you were unlaying
he/she/it was unlaying
we were unlaying
you were unlaying
they were unlaying
Past Perfect
I had unlaid
you had unlaid
he/she/it had unlaid
we had unlaid
you had unlaid
they had unlaid
Future
I will unlay
you will unlay
he/she/it will unlay
we will unlay
you will unlay
they will unlay
Future Perfect
I will have unlaid
you will have unlaid
he/she/it will have unlaid
we will have unlaid
you will have unlaid
they will have unlaid
Future Continuous
I will be unlaying
you will be unlaying
he/she/it will be unlaying
we will be unlaying
you will be unlaying
they will be unlaying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unlaying
you have been unlaying
he/she/it has been unlaying
we have been unlaying
you have been unlaying
they have been unlaying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unlaying
you will have been unlaying
he/she/it will have been unlaying
we will have been unlaying
you will have been unlaying
they will have been unlaying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unlaying
you had been unlaying
he/she/it had been unlaying
we had been unlaying
you had been unlaying
they had been unlaying
Conditional
I would unlay
you would unlay
he/she/it would unlay
we would unlay
you would unlay
they would unlay
Past Conditional
I would have unlaid
you would have unlaid
he/she/it would have unlaid
we would have unlaid
you would have unlaid
they would have unlaid
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