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To unfasten, or to come unfastened - thesaurus

Synonyms

unfasten

verb

to move the part that holds something together, especially on a piece of clothing or a belt

undo

verb

to open, untie, or remove something so that it no longer closes, fastens, or connects another thing

detach

verb

to become removed from something

come off

to stop being fixed to something

unroll

verb

to open out something such as a carpet or a large piece of paper that has been rolled up

unhook

verb

to move something so that it is no longer fixed by or to a hook

unfurl

verb

to spread out after being untied

steam open

to use steam to separate two edges or pieces of paper that are stuck together

uncouple

verb

to separate two things, or to become separate

uncoil

verb

if something uncoils, or if you uncoil it, it becomes straight after being wrapped around something or curled

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come out

to stop being fixed somewhere

come undone/untied/unstuck etc

to become undone/untied/unstuck etc

detachable

adjective

a detachable part can be removed and put back on again

ease

verb

to become more relaxed or less tight, or to make something do this

release

noun

the act of moving a piece of equipment from the position that it is held in

release

verb

to move a piece of equipment from the position that it is held in

uncross

verb

to change the position of something by separating two or more things that have been crossed

uncurl

verb

if something uncurls, or if you uncurl it, it becomes straight after it has been curled or bent

unravel

verb

if a piece of clothing unravels, or if you unravel it, its fibres become separated from each other

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