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synonyms for unchain

  • clear
  • discharge
  • disembarrass
  • disencumber
  • dump
  • empty
  • free
  • liberate
  • lighten
  • release
  • relieve
  • unburden
  • unload
  • unpack
See also synonyms for: unchaining
  • acquit
  • dismiss
  • exonerate
  • expel
  • oust
  • pardon
  • release
  • absolve
  • clear
  • emancipate
  • liberate
  • loose
  • loosen
  • manumit
  • unbind
  • allow to go
  • disimprison
  • unshackle
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antonyms for unchain

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  • burden
  • condemn
  • fill
  • hold
  • keep
  • limit
  • load
  • maintain
  • restrain
  • upset
  • blame
  • condemn
  • damn
  • hold
  • keep
  • maintain
  • sentence
  • welcome
  • assign
  • dam
  • delegate
  • detain
  • employ
  • engage
  • hire
  • imprison
  • load
  • owe
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How to use unchain in a sentence

The death of this infamous Gaudry, just though it was, will unchain against our city the fury of the clericals.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Sometimes she even constrained the English to unchain their prisoners themselves and set them free without ransom.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
May not a modern Riquetti unchain so much, and set it drifting—which also shall be seen?
LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE, ANCIENT AND MODERN, VOL. VIIIVARIOUS
She saw that he would not break his promise, yet that her lightest word, her faintest signal, would unchain him.
A TAME SURRENDER, A STORY OF THE CHICAGO STRIKECHARLES KING
Then his dark face lighted with one of the slow, whimsical smiles that transformed it—“Unchain the ‘Spanish Bull-dog,’ feller!”
THE MAN FROM THE BITTER ROOTSCAROLINE LOCKHART
With these words, having signed to his companions to unchain the prisoner, the prior tenderly embraced him.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERYVARIOUS
Indeed he was not, if he could unchain so fierce a beast on such slight provocation.
JOYOUS GARDARTHUR CHRISTOPHER BENSON
This excellent man, chief physician at Bictre, had begged the Commune of Paris for authority to unchain the violent lunatics.
OLD AND NEW PARIS, V. 2HENRY SUTHERLAND EDWARDS
In effect, Columbus discovered America at about the period when a great tempest was going to unchain itself against the Church.
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND HIS MONUMENT COLUMBIAVARIOUS
And the Pinto seemed to unchain himself, as a hawk when he sails no more, but flaps for higher speed.
THE PREACHER OF CEDAR MOUNTAINERNEST THOMPSON SETON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO UNCHAIN

  • clear
  • discharge
  • disembarrass
  • disencumber
  • dump
  • empty
  • free
  • liberate
  • lighten
  • release
  • relieve
  • unburden
  • unchain
  • unload
  • unpack
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.