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

Time Traveler for unfix

Time Traveler

The first known use of unfix was in 1597

See more words from the same year

Statistics for unfix

Cite this Entry

“Unfix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfix. Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on unfix

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for unfix

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with unfix

Comments on unfix

What made you want to look up unfix? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a blooming wisteria tree
  • Which is a synonym of exiguous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

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!