unmake

verb un·make \ ˌən-ˈmāk \
|Updated on: 27 May 2018

Definition of unmake

unmade play \ˌən-ˈmād\; unmaking
1 : to cause to disappear : destroy
2 : to deprive of rank or office : depose
3 : to deprive of essential characteristics : change the nature of

Examples of unmake in a Sentence

  1. a movie studio chief who likes to boast that he can unmake any star in Hollywood if he wishes

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First Known Use of unmake

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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