unlatch

verb un·latch \ ˌən-ˈlach \

Definition of unlatch

unlatched; unlatching; unlatches
: to open or loose by lifting the latch
: to become loosed or opened

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First Known Use of unlatch

circa 1625

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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UNLATCH Defined for English Language Learners

unlatch

Definition of unlatch for English Language Learners

  • : to open or loosen (something, such as a door) by lifting a latch


UNLATCH Defined for Kids

unlatch

verb un·latch \ ˌən-ˈlach \

Definition of unlatch for Students

unlatched; unlatching
: to open by lifting a latch

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