Unanchor \Un*an"chor\, v. t. [1st pref. un- + anchor.] To loose from the anchor, as a ship. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

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  • unanchor — verb a) To raise an anchor or to free a vessel from an anchor. b) To liberate …   Wiktionary

  • unanchor — un·anchor …   English syllables

  • unanchor — “+ transitive verb Etymology: un (II) + anchor, v. : to loosen from or as if from an anchor any marked disturbance of the society … unanchors him Paul Radin …   Useful english dictionary

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