verb un·plug \ˌən-ˈpləg\

: to disconnect (something, such as a lamp or television) from an electrical source or another device by removing its plug

Full Definition of UNPLUG

transitive verb
a :  to take a plug out of
b :  to remove an obstruction from
a :  to remove (as an electric plug) from a socket or receptacle
b :  to disconnect from an electric circuit by removing a plug <unplug the refrigerator>

Examples of UNPLUG

  1. I forgot to unplug my guitar from the amp.
  2. <the chimney should work just fine once it is unplugged and cleaned out>

First Known Use of UNPLUG

circa 1775


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