Definition of unleash
- unleash the dogs
- unleashing his anger
- unleashed a superb shot … to earn his side a point
- —The New York Times
The storm unleashed its fury.
The editorial unleashed a torrent of angry responses.
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: to allow or cause (something very powerful) to happen suddenly
: to remove a leash from (an animal) so that it can freely run, attack someone, etc.
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