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English verb: untie

1. untie (contact) undo the ties of


SamplesThey untied the prisoner.


ExamplesThey want to untie the prisoners


Synonymsunbrace, unlace


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


Broader (hypernym)undo


Narrower (hyponym)unlash, unloose, unloosen


Antonymstie, bind

2. untie (contact) cause to become loose


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


Synonymsloosen, undo


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify









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