unfix

verb
un·​fix | \ ˌən-ˈfiks How to pronounce unfix (audio) \
unfixed; unfixing; unfixes

Definition of unfix

transitive verb

1 : to loosen from a fastening : detach, disengage
2 : to make unstable : unsettle

First Known Use of unfix

1597, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About unfix

Statistics for unfix

Cite this Entry

“Unfix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfix. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on unfix

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for unfix

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!