untie: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (un-tī'), [key]
— v., -tied, -ty•ing.
  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.
  1. to become untied.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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