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.

unsheathe

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

un•sheathe

(ʌnˈʃið)

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

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
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"
Translations

unsheathe

[ˈʌnˈʃiːð] VTdesenvainar

unsheathe

vt sword(aus der Scheide) ziehen
References in classic literature ?
Unsheathing my rapier, I began to grope with it about the recess; but the thought of an instant reassured me.
With Corbyn's Praetorian Guard of union leaders and activists unsheathing swords and holding shields firm, a battle is inevitable.
Hishammuddin Hussein, youth-wing leader of main ruling party the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), has for the past several years opened the party s annual assembly by unsheathing and kissing a traditional Malay dagger, symbol of the party.