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English verb: undo

1. undo (contact) cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect


SamplesI wish I could undo my actions.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change by reversal, reverse, turn


Narrower (hyponym)disconnect, disentangle, open, spread, spread out, unbelt, unbrace, unbraid, unbuckle, unbutton, unclip, unfasten, unfold, unhitch, unknot, unlace, unpick, unpick, unpin, unplug, unravel, unscramble, unstaple, unstrap, untangle, untie, unwind, unwire

2. undo (creation) deprive of certain characteristics


Synonymsunmake


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)destroy, destruct


Antonymsdo, make

3. undo (social) cause the ruin or downfall of


SamplesA single mistake undid the President and he had to resign.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)ruin

4. undo (contact) cause to become loose


SamplesUndo the shoelace.
Untie the knot.
Loosen the necktie.


Synonymsloosen, untie


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

5. undo (contact) remove the outer cover or wrapping of


SamplesLet's unwrap the gifts!.
Undo the parcel.


Synonymsunwrap


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)expose, uncover


Antonymswrap, wrap up









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