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Meaning of "untie" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNTIE

untie  [ʌnˈtaɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNTIE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Untie is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb untie in English.

WHAT DOES UNTIE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of untie in the English dictionary

The definition of untie in the dictionary is to unfasten or free or to become unfastened. Other definition of untie is to free from constraint or restriction.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO UNTIE

PRESENT

Present
I untie
you untie
he/she/it unties
we untie
you untie
they untie
Present continuous
I am untying
you are untying
he/she/it is untying
we are untying
you are untying
they are untying
Present perfect
I have untied
you have untied
he/she/it has untied
we have untied
you have untied
they have untied
Present perfect continuous
I have been untying
you have been untying
he/she/it has been untying
we have been untying
you have been untying
they have been untying
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I untied
you untied
he/she/it untied
we untied
you untied
they untied
Past continuous
I was untying
you were untying
he/she/it was untying
we were untying
you were untying
they were untying
Past perfect
I had untied
you had untied
he/she/it had untied
we had untied
you had untied
they had untied
Past perfect continuous
I had been untying
you had been untying
he/she/it had been untying
we had been untying
you had been untying
they had been untying
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will untie
you will untie
he/she/it will untie
we will untie
you will untie
they will untie
Future continuous
I will be untying
you will be untying
he/she/it will be untying
we will be untying
you will be untying
they will be untying
Future perfect
I will have untied
you will have untied
he/she/it will have untied
we will have untied
you will have untied
they will have untied
Future perfect continuous
I will have been untying
you will have been untying
he/she/it will have been untying
we will have been untying
you will have been untying
they will have been untying
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would untie
you would untie
he/she/it would untie
we would untie
you would untie
they would untie
Conditional continuous
I would be untying
you would be untying
he/she/it would be untying
we would be untying
you would be untying
they would be untying
Conditional perfect
I would have untie
you would have untie
he/she/it would have untie
we would have untie
you would have untie
they would have untie
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been untying
you would have been untying
he/she/it would have been untying
we would have been untying
you would have been untying
they would have been untying
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you untie
we let´s untie
you untie
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to untie
Past participle
untied
Present Participle
untying
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNTIE


black-tie
ˌblækˈtaɪ
cacti
ˈkæktaɪ
chigetai
ˌtʃɪɡɪˈtaɪ
culti
ˈkʌltaɪ
hogtie
ˈhɒɡˌtaɪ
matai
ˈmɑːtaɪ
necktie
ˈnɛkˌtaɪ
pigsty
ˈpɪɡˌstaɪ
retie
ˌriːˈtaɪ
sty
staɪ
Tai
taɪ
taille
taɪ
tanti
ˈtæntaɪ
Thai
taɪ
tie
taɪ
tye
taɪ
uptie
ʌpˈtaɪ
vitae
ˈviːtaɪ
Yantai
ˈjænˈtaɪ
Yentai
ˈjɛnˈtaɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNTIE

untidied
untidier
untidies
untidiest
untidily
untidiness
untidy
until
until one is blue in the face
untile
untillable
untilled
untilted
untimbered
untimed
untimeliness
untimely
untimeously
untinctured
untinged

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNTIE

auntie
beastie
bestie
black tie
bootie
bow tie
chantie
Christie
coontie
cutie
hottie
lintie
mattie
Mountie
perentie
pockmantie
sortie
sweetie
tentie
vawntie

Synonyms and antonyms of untie in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UNTIE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «untie» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of untie

Translation of «untie» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNTIE

Find out the translation of untie to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of untie from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «untie» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

解开
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

desatar
570 millions of speakers

English

untie
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

खोल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَحُلُّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

развязывать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

desamarrar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আলান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

détacher
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Melepaskan diri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

aufknoten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ほどく
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

풀다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngguyu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cởi trói
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அவிழ்க்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सोडणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çözmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sciogliere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rozwiązać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розв´язувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a dezlega
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ξεδένω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

los te maak
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

knyta upp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

knytte opp
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of untie

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNTIE»

The term «untie» is regularly used and occupies the 66.708 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNTIE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about untie

EXAMPLES

2 QUOTES WITH «UNTIE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word untie.
1
Greg Anderson
The single overriding objective in wellness is creating constant personal renewal where we recognize and act on the truth that each day is a miraculous gift, and our job is to untie the ribbons. That's the Law of Esprit: living life with joy.
2
Joseph Joubert
Never cut what you can untie.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNTIE»

Discover the use of untie in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to untie and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Untie the Strong Woman: Blessed Mother's Immaculate Love for ...
A collection of stories, poems, prayers, and commentaries that demonstrates the influence of the Blessed Virgin Mary on the lives of people around the world.
Clarissa Pinkola Estés, 2013
2
Untie My Heart
Stuart Aysgarth, the new Viscount Mount Villiars, doesn't know he's playing with fire when he inadvertently runs afoul of Emma Hotchkiss.
Judith Ivory, 2009
3
Learning to Untie God's Hands
In Learning to Untie God’s Hands author Sherry York talks about the need for us to be able to understand what it takes to overcome the difficulties in our lives.
Sherry York, 2013
4
Untie the Ribbons
This book is an invitation for women to receive nine priceless gifts of hope. Writing the way most women would converse with a friend, over a warm cup of tea, Sharon Hoffman shares life-changing principles.
Sharon Hoffman, 1997
5
Don't Tie Yourself Up in Nots: How to Untie Yourself from ...
This motivational book shares with the reader quick, straight-forward ways to untie themselves from the everyday "nots" that stop them from being their personal best.
David P. Schloss, 1991
6
The Popular Educator
Present, I untie solvi, thou untiest silve, he unties solvidmo, we untie sove'te, you untie solvono, they untie Imperfect. Solveva or solvia, I was untying solvevi, thou wast untying soheva or solvia, he was untying solvevdmo, we were untying ...
‎1855
7
Things We Can't Untie
Contents Things We Can't Untie Disclaimer Dedication Beginnings and Endings Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Catherine and Chris Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Anna 1 ...
Lesley Curnow, 2009
8
Omphalos: An Attempt to Untie the Geological Knot
Philip Henry Gosse. PHILIP HGNKY GOSSG PUBLISHGD BY TH€ LIBRARY OF ALGXANDKIA Omphalos: An Attempt to Untie the Geological Knot Philip Henry. OMPHALOS: AN ATT€MPT TO VNTIE TH€ G€OLOCICAL KNOT. Front Cover.
Philip Henry Gosse
9
Ompholos : an attempt to untie the geological knot
Philip Henry Gosse. '55 7 LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAICN 590 G690 v.14 MAYI8I nil AN ATTEMPT TO UNTIE THE, GEOLOGICAL KNOT. P x \
Philip Henry Gosse, 1857
10
Untie the Fear Knots of Your Heart
The good news and the primary message of this book is that we can cultivate personal courage, spiritual faith and practical strategies to transform the "Fear Knots" of our hearts into the "Fear Not's" found in God's promises.
Ken Nichols, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNTIE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term untie is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Metroman seeks to untie many knots
he mere approval of the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the Rs.6,728- crore Light Metro proposed for two cities in the State is not enough and “many knots ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
2
Warren police: Boy helped untie grandfather after home invasion
The men allowed the young boy to go in the basement with his grandfather. After it appeared they had left the home, the young boy helped untie his grandfather. «WKBN.com, Jul 15»
3
Cops look to untie property tangle
KOLKATA: The Robinson Street property tangle is keeping police interested in a case that seems to have exhausted its mysteries. Cops are intrigued by Partha ... «Times of India, Jun 15»
4
Last Call: Snowden Fans Cheer Ruling, but Shouldn't Untie That …
Last Call: Snowden Fans Cheer Ruling, but Shouldn't Untie That Yellow Ribbon for Him Any Time Soon. NSA still calls Snowden a law-breaker, and Obama ... «U.S. News & World Report, May 15»
5
Workers of the world, untie yourselves from email
Here is the short version of Britain's “productivity puzzle”. An average French worker takes four days to get through the same amount of work a Briton does in five. «The Independent, May 15»
6
Rock Valley College aims to untie enrollment knot after 5 years of …
ROCKFORD — There's no shortage of people who want to attend Rock Valley College. The trouble, college officials are realizing, is keeping a prospective ... «Rockford Register Star, May 15»
7
Untie the farmer
Untie the farmer. To leave farmers on land and not give them skills for urban and industrial lives is equal to trapping them in misery. «The Indian Express, Apr 15»
8
Bonds that untie, moment by barely noticeable moment
People with disabilities...Yes, Virginia, there is an... Posted date March 14, 2015 - 3:46pm. Bonds that untie, moment by barely noticeable moment. Steven Kalas. «Las Vegas Review-Journal, Mar 15»
9
OPM seeks to 'untie the knots' in federal hiring process
The federal personnel chief unveiled plans Monday to improve the government's biggest jobs board and “untie the knots” in hiring and recruiting new employees ... «Washington Post, Mar 15»
10
Looking To Untie That Knot? Hotel Offers $5K Divorce Weekend …
Falling into love and get married can be so much fun, but often, the reverse isn't quite a blast. That is, unless you and your formerly beloved decide to untie the ... «The Consumerist, Feb 15»

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