unhitch

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verb un·hitch \-ˈhich\

Definition of unhitch

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to free from or as if from being hitched

Examples of unhitch in a sentence

  1. We unhitched the trailer from the car.

1706

First Known Use of unhitch

1706


UNHITCH Defined for English Language Learners

unhitch

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verb un·hitch \-ˈhich\

Definition of unhitch for English Language Learners

  • : to disconnect (something) that is attached to something else by a knot, hook, or hitch


UNHITCH Defined for Kids

unhitch

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verb un·hitch \ˌən-ˈhich\

Definition of unhitch for Students

unhitched

unhitching

  1. :  to free from being hitched <Unhitch the horses.>


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