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unscrew

un·screw

unscrew

 
pronunciation:
uhn skru
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: unscrewed, unscrewing, unscrews
definition 1: to remove or loosen the screws of.
Unscrew the shelf from the wall.
definition 2: to undo or unfasten by turning.
Can you unscrew this lid?
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become or be able to become unscrewed.
similar words:
spring
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