Unbuckle
Unbuckle Un*buc"kle, v. t. [1st pref. un- + buckle.] To loose the buckles of; to unfasten; as, to unbuckle a shoe. ``Unbuckle anon thy purse.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • unbuckle — index disengage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unbuckle — (v.) late 14c., from UN (Cf. un ) (2) reverse of + BUCKLE (Cf. buckle) (v.). Related: Unbuckled; unbuckling …   Etymology dictionary

  • unbuckle — ► VERB ▪ unfasten the buckle of …   English terms dictionary

  • unbuckle — [unbuk′əl] vt. unbuckled, unbuckling to unfasten the buckle or buckles of …   English World dictionary

  • unbuckle — UK [ʌnˈbʌk(ə)l] / US verb [transitive] Word forms unbuckle : present tense I/you/we/they unbuckle he/she/it unbuckles present participle unbuckling past tense unbuckled past participle unbuckled to make the buckle on something such as a belt… …   English dictionary

  • unbuckle — verb Unbuckle is used with these nouns as the object: ↑belt, ↑seat belt, ↑strap …   Collocations dictionary

  • unbuckle — [[t]ʌ̱nbʌ̱k(ə)l[/t]] unbuckles, unbuckling, unbuckled VERB If you unbuckle something such as a belt or a shoe, you undo the buckle fastening it. [V n] He unbuckled his seat belt... [V n] She bent over and unbuckled her sandals …   English dictionary

  • unbuckle — Date: 14th century transitive verb to loose the buckle of ; unfasten intransitive verb 1. to loosen buckles 2. relax …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unbuckle — /un buk euhl/, v., unbuckled, unbuckling. v.i. 1. to unfasten the buckle or buckles of. v.i. 2. to undo a buckle. [1350 1400; ME unboclen. See UN 2, BUCKLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • unbuckle — verb To unfasten (the buckle of (a belt, shoe, etc)) …   Wiktionary

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