un·​bri·​dle ˌən-ˈbrī-dᵊl How to pronounce unbridle (audio)
unbridled; unbridling; unbridles

transitive verb

: to free or loose from a bridle
broadly : to set loose : free from restraint

Examples of unbridle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Fed may decide to unbridle the banks later next year, though its deliberate pace so far suggests that is hardly a sure thing. Telis Demos, WSJ, 21 Dec. 2020 Completely rebuilt this year, this live-work space in Inglewood’s Arts District has unbridled living space for creative types plus a few extra perks: a rain shower, dutch doors and vaulted ceilings with skylights. Neal J. Leitereg, latimes.com, 25 July 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unbridle was in the 15th century

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“Unbridle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbridle. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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