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untie

un·tie

untie

 
 
pronunciation:
uhn taI
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part of speech: verb
inflections: untied, unties, untying
definition 1: to free from being tied.
Mark untied the dog and let him run in the park.
antonyms:
bind, tie
definition 2: to undo a knot in.
Jean untied her shoes.
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The word untie contains the following part:
un-2 Old English prefix that means reverse (an action)
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synonyms:
de-, dis-