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  • as inloose/loosen
  • as inloosen
  • as inunfasten
  • as inunravel
  • as inuntie

synonyms for unlace

See also synonyms for: unlaced / unlaces / unlacing
  • alleviate
  • break up
  • ease
  • loose
  • relax
  • slacken
  • undo
  • unlock
  • unscrew
  • untie
  • deliver
  • detach
  • discharge
  • disconnect
  • disengage
  • disjoin
  • emancipate
  • extricate
  • free
  • liberate
  • manumit
  • mitigate
  • release
  • separate
  • unbar
  • unbolt
  • unbuckle
  • unbutton
  • unchain
  • unclasp
  • unfasten
  • unhitch
  • unhook
  • unlash
  • unleash
  • unloose
  • unpin
  • unstrap
  • become unfastened
  • disenthrall
  • ease off
  • lax
  • let go
  • let out
  • unfix
  • unlatch
  • unsnap
  • unstick
  • untighten
  • work free
  • work loose
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antonyms for unlace

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  • bind
  • limit
  • restrict
  • tighten
  • increase
  • tighten
  • attach
  • button
  • combine
  • confine
  • connect
  • couple
  • detain
  • engage
  • fasten
  • hitch
  • hold
  • hook
  • imprison
  • incarcerate
  • join
  • keep
  • limit
  • link
  • restrain
  • unite
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How to use unlace in a sentence

By-and-by, with the book on his knee and his eyes still fixed on it, Archie began mechanically to unlace his boots.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
Britomart made her old nurse unlace her helmet, and sat down and watched the cold grey waves.
STORIES FROM THE FAERIE QUEENEDMUND SPENSER
THEN the king, at the queen's request, made him to alight and to unlace his helm, that the queen might see him in the visage.
LE MORTE D'ARTHUR, VOLUME II (OF II)THOMAS MALORY
Hurley tossed the peavy into its corner and proceeded to unlace his boots.
CONNIE MORGAN IN THE LUMBER CAMPSJAMES B. HENDRYX
If I just unlace this one, you can wiggle your foot out as easy as pie.
THE BOY SCOUTS OF LAKEVILLE HIGHLESLIE W. QUIRK
He stared a long time at the bottle, drank again, and stooping, began to unlace his boots.
THE PROMISEJAMES B. HENDRYX
But unlace me they did, rolling me out of the fetid jacket and upon the floor, an inert, helpless thing.
THE JACKET (THE STAR-ROVER)JACK LONDON
My trusty Squire unlace my Helme, give me my hat, where are we, or what desart might this be?
BEAUMONT & FLETCHER'S WORKS (6 OF 10): THE QUEEN OF CORINTH;FRANCIS BEAUMONT
Then, as he obeyed her, she suddenly knelt beside him, and before he realised what she was doing she began to unlace his boots.
MOUNT MUSICE. OE. SOMERVILLE AND MARTIN ROSS
I handed him the key of my bag, flung off coat and waistcoat, and sat down to unlace my boots.
TWO SIDES OF THE FACEARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
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