unhooks, unhooking, unhooked
1) VERB If you unhook a piece of clothing that is fastened with hooks, you undo the hooks.

[V n] She unhooked her dress.

2) VERB If you unhook something that is held in place by hooks, you open it or remove it by undoing the hooks.

[V n] Chris unhooked the shutters and went out on the balcony.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Unhook — Un*hook , v. t. [1st pref. un + hook.] To loose from a hook; to undo or open by loosening or unfastening the hooks of; as, to unhook a fish; to unhook a dress. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unhook — [unhook′] vt. 1. to remove or loosen from a hook 2. to undo or unfasten the hook or hooks of vi. to become unhooked …   English World dictionary

  • unhook — index disengage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unhook — /un hook /, v.t. 1. to detach by or as if by releasing a hook: to unhook a tractor from a trailer. 2. to unfasten or open by undoing a hook or hooks: to unhook a door; to unhook a corset. v.i. 3. to become unhooked. [1605 15; UN 2 + HOOK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • unhook — UK [ʌnˈhʊk] / US verb [transitive] Word forms unhook : present tense I/you/we/they unhook he/she/it unhooks present participle unhooking past tense unhooked past participle unhooked a) to move something so that it is no longer fixed by or to a… …   English dictionary

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  • unhook — un|hook [ ʌn huk ] verb transitive to move something so that it is no longer fixed by or to a hook: Can you unhook that cable? a. to open something that is fastened with a hook: She unhooked her skirt …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • unhook — transitive verb Date: 1611 1. to remove from a hook 2. to unfasten by disengaging a hook 3. to free from a habit or dependency …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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