unclog

verb un·clog \ ˌən-ˈkläg \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of unclog

transitive verb
: to free from a difficulty or obstruction

Examples of unclog in a Sentence

  1. He had a procedure done to unclog his arteries.

  2. finding ways to unclog busy roads

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First Known Use of unclog

circa 1616

unclog Synonyms

Synonyms
clear, free, open, unplug, unstop
Antonyms
block, clog (up), close, dam (up), plug (up), stop
Related Words
ease, facilitate, loosen (up), smooth
Near Antonyms
constrict, encumber, hamper, hinder, impede, interfere (with), obstruct, trammel; barricade, blockade

UNCLOG Defined for English Language Learners

unclog

verb

Definition of unclog for English Language Learners

  • : to open (something) so things can pass or flow through



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