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English verb: unlock

1. unlock (contact) open the lock of


SamplesUnlock the door.


ExamplesThey want to unlock the doors


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


Broader (hypernym)open, open up


Antonymslock

2. unlock (contact) set free or release


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


Broader (hypernym)disengage, withdraw

3. unlock (change) become unlocked


SamplesThe door unlocked from the inside.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)disengage


Antonymslock, lock









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