verb un·fas·ten \-ˈfa-sən\

: to make (something) loose

Full Definition of UNFASTEN

transitive verb
:  to make loose: as
a :  unpin, unbuckle
b :  undo <unfasten a button>
c :  detach <unfasten a boat from its moorings>

Examples of UNFASTEN

  1. <gently unfastened the strings of the baby's hood>

First Known Use of UNFASTEN

14th century

Rhymes with UNFASTEN

UNFASTENED Defined for Kids


verb un·fas·ten \ˌən-ˈfa-sən\

Definition of UNFASTEN for Kids

:  to make or become loose <He unfastened the buckle.>


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