unstop

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verb un·stop \ ˌən-ˈstäp \

Definition of unstop

transitive verb
1 :to free from an obstruction :open
  • unstop a drain
2 :to remove a stopper from
  • unstop a flask

Examples of unstop in a Sentence

  1. the plumber unstopped the drain

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First Known Use of unstop

14th century

unstop Synonyms

Synonyms
clear, free, unclog, unplug, open
Antonyms
block, clog (up), close, dam (up), plug (up), stop
Related Words
ease, facilitate, loosen (up), smooth
Near Antonyms
constrict, encumber, hamper, hinder, impede, interfere (with), obstruct, trammel; barricade, blockade


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