Unclose Un*close", v. t. & i. [1st pref. un- + close.] 1. To open; to separate the parts of; as, to unclose a letter; to unclose one's eyes. [1913 Webster]

2. To disclose; to lay open; to reveal. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • unclose — [unklōz′] vt., vi. unclosed, unclosing [ME unclosen: see UN + CLOSE2] 1. to make or become no longer closed; open 2. to disclose or reveal …   English World dictionary

  • unclose — Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. open 2. disclose, reveal intransitive verb to become opened …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unclose — /un klohz /, v.t., v.i., unclosed, unclosing. to bring or come out of a closed state; open. [1300 50; ME unclosen. See UN 2, CLOSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • unclose — verb /ʌnˈkləʊz/ To open; to unclench. His eyes he opened, shut, again unclosed, / For all was doubt and dizziness [...] …   Wiktionary

  • unclose — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To become or cause to become open: open, undo. See OPEN …   English dictionary for students

  • unclose — un·close || ‚ʌn kləʊz v. open, become open; reveal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unclose — v. a. 1. Open, break the seal of. 2. Open, disclose, lay open …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • unclose — un·close …   English syllables

  • unclose — un•close′ v. closed, clos•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • unclose — [c]/ʌnˈkloʊz/ (say un klohz) verb (unclosed, unclosing) –verb (t) 1. to bring out of a closed state; open. –verb (i) 2. to come out of a closed state. {un 2 + close} …   Australian English dictionary

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