unfasten (unfastens, present participle unfastening; past and past participle unfastened)

  1. (transitive) To detach from any connecting agency or link#Noun|link; to disconnect#Verb|disconnect.
    • c. 1596–1599, William Shakespeare, “The Second Part of Henry the Fourth, […]”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act IV, scene i]:
      He doth unfasten so and shake a friend.
  2. (intransitive) To come unloosed#Adjective|unloosed or untied#Adjective|untied.
Synonyms Antonyms Translations Translations
  • Italian: sciogliere, svergare
  • Russian: развя́зываться

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