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un·lock

 (ŭn-lŏk′)
v. un·locked, un·lock·ing, un·locks
v.tr.
1.
a. To undo (a lock) by turning a key or corresponding part.
b. To undo the lock of.
2. To give access to; open.
3. To set free; release: The news unlocked a torrent of emotion.
4. To provide a key to; disclose or reveal: unlock a mystery.
v.intr.
To become unfastened, loosened, or freed from something that restrains.

unlock

(ʌnˈlɒk)
vb
1. (tr) to unfasten (a lock, door, etc)
2. (tr) to open, release, or let loose
3. (tr) to disclose or provide the key to: unlock a puzzle.
4. (intr) to become unlocked
unˈlockable adj

un•lock

(ʌnˈlɒk)

v.t.
1. to undo the lock of (a door, chest, etc.), esp. with a key.
2. to open or release by or as if by undoing a lock.
3. to lay open; disclose.
v.i.
4. to become unlocked.
[1350–1400]
un•lock′a•ble, adj.

unlock


Past participle: unlocked
Gerund: unlocking

Imperative
unlock
unlock
Present
I unlock
you unlock
he/she/it unlocks
we unlock
you unlock
they unlock
Preterite
I unlocked
you unlocked
he/she/it unlocked
we unlocked
you unlocked
they unlocked
Present Continuous
I am unlocking
you are unlocking
he/she/it is unlocking
we are unlocking
you are unlocking
they are unlocking
Present Perfect
I have unlocked
you have unlocked
he/she/it has unlocked
we have unlocked
you have unlocked
they have unlocked
Past Continuous
I was unlocking
you were unlocking
he/she/it was unlocking
we were unlocking
you were unlocking
they were unlocking
Past Perfect
I had unlocked
you had unlocked
he/she/it had unlocked
we had unlocked
you had unlocked
they had unlocked
Future
I will unlock
you will unlock
he/she/it will unlock
we will unlock
you will unlock
they will unlock
Future Perfect
I will have unlocked
you will have unlocked
he/she/it will have unlocked
we will have unlocked
you will have unlocked
they will have unlocked
Future Continuous
I will be unlocking
you will be unlocking
he/she/it will be unlocking
we will be unlocking
you will be unlocking
they will be unlocking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unlocking
you have been unlocking
he/she/it has been unlocking
we have been unlocking
you have been unlocking
they have been unlocking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unlocking
you will have been unlocking
he/she/it will have been unlocking
we will have been unlocking
you will have been unlocking
they will have been unlocking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unlocking
you had been unlocking
he/she/it had been unlocking
we had been unlocking
you had been unlocking
they had been unlocking
Conditional
I would unlock
you would unlock
he/she/it would unlock
we would unlock
you would unlock
they would unlock
Past Conditional
I would have unlocked
you would have unlocked
he/she/it would have unlocked
we would have unlocked
you would have unlocked
they would have unlocked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unlock - open the lock ofunlock - open the lock of; "unlock the door"
open, open up - cause to open or to become open; "Mary opened the car door"
lock - fasten with a lock; "lock the bike to the fence"
2.unlock - set free or releaseunlock - set free or release      
disengage, withdraw - release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"
3.unlock - become unlockedunlock - become unlocked; "The door unlocked from the inside"
disengage - become free; "in neutral, the gears disengage"
lock - become rigid or immoveable; "The therapist noticed that the patient's knees tended to lock in this exercise"
lock - fasten with a lock; "lock the bike to the fence"

unlock

verb
1. open, undo, unfasten, release, unbolt, unlatch, unbar She unlocked the case and lifted out the vase.
2. discover, uncover, unearth, lay bare, bring to light, blow wide open (slang) He dedicated his life to unlocking the secrets of the universe.
Translations
يَفْتَحُ القُفْليَفْتَح القِفْل
odemknout
låse op
avata lukko
otključati
kinyit
opna
錠をあける
(잠긴 것을) 열다
atrakinti
atslēgt
odomknúť
odkleniti
låsa upp
ไขกุญแจ
açmakkilidini açmak
mở khóa

unlock

[ˈʌnˈlɒk]
A. VT
1. [+ door, box] → abrir (con llave)
the door is unlockedla puerta no está cerrada con llave
he unlocked the door of the carabrió la puerta del coche
2. (fig) [+ heart] → ganarse; [+ mystery] → resolver; [+ secret] → descubrir; [+ potential] → liberar
B. VI [lock, box, door] → abrirse

unlock

[ʌnˈlɒk] vt
[+ car, door, case] → ouvrir
He unlocked the door of the car → Il a ouvert la portière de la voiture.
to leave sth unlocked [+ car, door, cupboard] → ne pas fermer qch (à clé)
(= reveal) [+ secrets, mysteries] → révéler
(= release) [+ potential] → libérer

unlock

vt door etcaufschließen; (fig) heart, secretoffenbaren; the door is unlockeddie Tür ist nicht abgeschlossen; to leave a door unlockedeine Tür nicht abschließen

unlock

[ʌnˈlɒk] vtaprire
she left the door unlocked → non ha chiuso la porta a chiave

unlock

(anˈlok) verb
to open (something locked). Unlock this door, please!

unlock

يَفْتَحُ القُفْل odemknout låse op aufschließen ξεκλειδώνω abrir, quitar el seguro avata lukko déverrouiller otključati sbloccare 錠をあける (잠긴 것을) 열다 ontgrendelen låse opp otworzyć destrancar открывать låsa upp ไขกุญแจ açmak mở khóa 开锁
References in classic literature ?
But every year, as your knowledge grows, you will find that new keys have been put into your hands with which you may unlock the doors which are now closed.
"None went near them, either to lock or unlock. It standeth to reason that the bolts were fast; where- fore it was only needful to establish a watch, so that if any broke the bonds he might not escape, but be taken.
I surprised the lawyer (who seemed to be quite ignorant of the extraordinary actions constantly performed by somnambulists), by informing him that my uncle could find his way about the house, lock and unlock doors, and remove objects of all kinds from one place to another, as easily in his sleep as in his waking hours.
Thus she went on and on, and journeyed till she came to the world's end; then she came to the sun, but the sun looked much too hot and fiery; so she ran away quickly to the moon, but the moon was cold and chilly, and said, 'I smell flesh and blood this way!' so she took herself away in a hurry and came to the stars, and the stars were friendly and kind to her, and each star sat upon his own little stool; but the morning star rose up and gave her a little piece of wood, and said, 'If you have not this little piece of wood, you cannot unlock the castle that stands on the glass-mountain, and there your brothers live.' The little girl took the piece of wood, rolled it up in a little cloth, and went on again until she came to the glass-mountain, and found the door shut.
'Unlock that door, and leave this room immediately, Sir,' said Mr.
He unlocked his door, and, taking the chest on his shoulder, carried it up to the turret- room, the door of which also he unlocked.
He entered the flier, exchanging casual remarks with his companions as he unlocked the mechanism of the compass and set the pointer upon the capital city of Ptarth.
The Guardian unlocked a closet and took from it a white robe, which the soldier threw over Ojo.
So saying, he unlocks his door, gropes his way into his murky rooms, lights his candles, and looks about him.
You never cleared away your lunch nor set away a dish, AND YOU LEFT THE SIDE DOOR UNLOCKED from half past twelve to three o'clock, so 't anybody could 'a' come in and stolen what they liked!"
Her head sank; she sighed heavily as she unlocked a desk which stood on the table.
"Not at all silly," said I, losing my temper; "here for example, I take this Square," and, at the word, I grasped a moveable Square, which was lying at hand -- "and I move it, you see, not Northward but -- yes, I move it Upward -- that is to say, not Northward, but I move it somewhere -- not exactly like this, but somehow --" Here I brought my sentence to an inane conclusion, shaking the Square about in a purposeless manner, much to the amusement of my Grandson, who burst out laughing louder than ever, and declared that I was not teaching him, but joking with him; and so saying he unlocked the door and ran out of the room.