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unfasten

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verb un·fas·ten \-ˈfa-sən\

Simple Definition of unfasten

  • : to make (something) loose

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unfasten

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

Examples of unfasten in a sentence

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



14th Century

First Known Use of unfasten

14th century


UNFASTEN Defined for Kids

unfasten

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verb un·fas·ten \ˌən-ˈfa-sən\

Definition of unfasten for Students

unfastened

unfastening

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





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