uncouple


un·cou·ple

transitive verb \-ˈkə-pəl\

: to separate or disconnect (something) from something else

Full Definition of UNCOUPLE

1
:  to release (dogs) from a pair of joined collars
2
:  detach, disconnect <uncouple railroad cars>
un·cou·pler \-p(ə-)lər\ noun

Examples of UNCOUPLE

  1. They uncoupled the railroad cars.
  2. <uncoupled the two railroad cars>

First Known Use of UNCOUPLE

14th century

Rhymes with UNCOUPLE

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