unbrake

verb

un·​brake ˌən-ˈbrāk How to pronounce unbrake (audio)
unbraked; unbraking

transitive verb

: to disengage the brake of
The girl puts the tray down and unbrakes the pushchair …Blake Morrison

Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unbrake was in 1875

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Cite this Entry

“Unbrake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbrake. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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