transitive verb Date: circa 1611 to free from being blocked

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  • unblock — UK [ʌnˈblɒk] / US [ʌnˈblɑk] verb [transitive] Word forms unblock : present tense I/you/we/they unblock he/she/it unblocks present participle unblocking past tense unblocked past participle unblocked 1) to remove something that is blocking a pipe …   English dictionary

  • unblock — /un blok /, v.t. 1. to remove a block or obstruction from: to unblock a channel; to unblock a person s credit. 2. Bridge. to play (a suit) so that the last card of the suit in one hand can provide access to the hand of the partnership having the… …   Universalium

  • unblock — un|block [ʌnˈblɔk US ˈbla:k] v [T] if you unblock a pipe, you remove something that is blocking it unblock a toilet/drain/chimney etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unblock — un|block [ ʌn blak ] verb transitive 1. ) to remove something that is blocking a pipe, tube, etc.: Can you unblock the sink? 2. ) MAINLY JOURNALISM to make it possible for a process to start again after it has stopped: This new concession could… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unblock — verb Unblock is used with these nouns as the object: ↑drain, ↑sink, ↑toilet …   Collocations dictionary

  • unblock — verb a) To remove or clear a block or obstruction from. b) To free or make available …   Wiktionary

  • unblock — Synonyms and related words: aid, bare, clear, clear the way, deobstruct, disclose, ease, expedite, explain, expose, facilitate, free, grease, grease the ways, grease the wheels, hasten, help along, loose, lubricate, make clear, make way for,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unblock — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To rid of obstructions: clear, free, open. See OPEN …   English dictionary for students

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