unsheathe

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un·sheathe

 (ŭn-shēth′)
tr.v. un·sheathed, un·sheath·ing, un·sheathes
To draw from or as if from a sheath or scabbard.
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unsheathe

(ʌnˈʃiːð)
vb
(tr) to draw or pull out (something, esp a weapon) from a sheath or other covering
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un•sheathe

(ʌnˈʃið)

v.t. -sheathed, -sheath•ing.
to draw from a sheath, as a sword or knife.
[1325–75]
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unsheathe


Past participle: unsheathed
Gerund: unsheathing

Imperative
unsheathe
unsheathe
Present
I unsheathe
you unsheathe
he/she/it unsheathes
we unsheathe
you unsheathe
they unsheathe
Preterite
I unsheathed
you unsheathed
he/she/it unsheathed
we unsheathed
you unsheathed
they unsheathed
Present Continuous
I am unsheathing
you are unsheathing
he/she/it is unsheathing
we are unsheathing
you are unsheathing
they are unsheathing
Present Perfect
I have unsheathed
you have unsheathed
he/she/it has unsheathed
we have unsheathed
you have unsheathed
they have unsheathed
Past Continuous
I was unsheathing
you were unsheathing
he/she/it was unsheathing
we were unsheathing
you were unsheathing
they were unsheathing
Past Perfect
I had unsheathed
you had unsheathed
he/she/it had unsheathed
we had unsheathed
you had unsheathed
they had unsheathed
Future
I will unsheathe
you will unsheathe
he/she/it will unsheathe
we will unsheathe
you will unsheathe
they will unsheathe
Future Perfect
I will have unsheathed
you will have unsheathed
he/she/it will have unsheathed
we will have unsheathed
you will have unsheathed
they will have unsheathed
Future Continuous
I will be unsheathing
you will be unsheathing
he/she/it will be unsheathing
we will be unsheathing
you will be unsheathing
they will be unsheathing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unsheathing
you have been unsheathing
he/she/it has been unsheathing
we have been unsheathing
you have been unsheathing
they have been unsheathing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unsheathing
you will have been unsheathing
he/she/it will have been unsheathing
we will have been unsheathing
you will have been unsheathing
they will have been unsheathing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unsheathing
you had been unsheathing
he/she/it had been unsheathing
we had been unsheathing
you had been unsheathing
they had been unsheathing
Conditional
I would unsheathe
you would unsheathe
he/she/it would unsheathe
we would unsheathe
you would unsheathe
they would unsheathe
Past Conditional
I would have unsheathed
you would have unsheathed
he/she/it would have unsheathed
we would have unsheathed
you would have unsheathed
they would have unsheathed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unsheathe - draw from a sheath or scabbardunsheathe - draw from a sheath or scabbard; "the knight unsheathed his sword"
pull out, draw, get out, pull, take out - bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover; "draw a weapon"; "pull out a gun"; "The mugger pulled a knife on his victim"
sheathe - enclose with a sheath; "sheathe a sword"
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Translations

unsheathe

[ˈʌnˈʃiːð] VTdesenvainar
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unsheathe

vt sword(aus der Scheide) ziehen
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References in classic literature ?
I was watching to see where he kept his razor, when lo and behold, he takes the harpoon from the bed corner, slips out the long wooden stock, unsheathes the head, whets it a little on his boot, and striding up to the bit of mirror against the wall, begins a vigorous scraping, or rather harpooning of his cheeks.
He met them in the clubs, and wondered how real was the good-fellowship they displayed and how quickly they would unsheathe their claws and gouge and rend.
underneath a lamp in an inn, anywhere, they ask `Are you one of the Fronde?' They unsheathe, and that's all that is said.