Meaning of UNTIE in English

/un tuy"/ , v. , untied, untying .


1. to loose or unfasten (anything tied); let or set loose by undoing a knot.

2. to undo the string or cords of.

3. to undo, as a cord or a knot; unknot.

4. to free from restraint.

5. to resolve, as perplexities.


6. to become untied.

[ bef. 1000; ME untyen, OE untiegan. See UN- 2 , TIE ]

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