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unscrew

verb un·screw \-ˈskrü\

: to loosen and remove (something) by turning it

: to remove the screws from (something)

Full Definition of UNSCREW

transitive verb
1
:  to draw the screws from
2
:  to loosen or withdraw by turning
intransitive verb
:  to become or admit of being unscrewed
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Examples of UNSCREW

  1. I unscrewed the jar lid.
  2. You'll need to unscrew the cover before you remove it.

First Known Use of UNSCREW

1605
UNSCREWED Defined for Kids

unscrew

verb un·screw \ˌən-ˈskrü\
un·screwedun·screw·ing

Definition of UNSCREW for Kids

1
:  to loosen or withdraw by turning <Unscrew the light bulb.>
2
:  to remove the screws from

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