unblock

verb un·block \ ˌən-ˈbläk \

Definition of unblock

transitive verb
:to free from being blocked

Examples of unblock in a Sentence

  1. A procedure was done to unblock his arteries.

  2. unblock the road so that the convoy can proceed

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First Known Use of unblock

circa 1611

unblock Synonyms

Synonyms
free, open, clear
Antonyms
block
Related Words
ease, facilitate, loosen (up), smooth, unchoke, unclog, unplug, unstop; unclutter; strip
Near Antonyms
clog, close, dam, obstruct, plug, stop; clutter (up)

UNBLOCK Defined for English Language Learners

unblock

verb

Definition of unblock for English Language Learners

  • : to stop (something) from being blocked



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