Simple Definition of unplug
: to disconnect (something, such as a lamp or television) from an electrical source or another device by removing its plug
Full Definition of unplug
1 a : to take a plug out of b : to remove an obstruction from
2 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
I forgot to unplug my guitar from the amp.
<the chimney should work just fine once it is unplugged and cleaned out>
First Known Use of unplug
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