unhitch

verb un·hitch \ ˌən-ˈhich \

Definition of unhitch

transitive verb
:to free from or as if from being hitched

Examples of unhitch in a Sentence

  1. We unhitched the trailer from the car.

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First Known Use of unhitch

1706


UNHITCH Defined for English Language Learners

unhitch

verb

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

verb un·hitch \ ˌən-ˈhich \

Definition of unhitch for Students

unhitched; unhitching
:to free from being hitched
  • Unhitch the horses.

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