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untying

noun
variants: or untieing

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in unfastening, unbinding

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untying

verb
variants: or untieing
present participle of untie

Synonyms & Antonyms of untying (Entry 2 of 2)

to disengage the knotted parts of
  • she always makes sure to untie her shoelaces before removing her shoes

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“Untying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/untying. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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