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Definitions and Synonyms of undo | Another word for undo | What is undo?

Definition 1: cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect - [verb of contact]

Samples where undo or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I wish I could undo my actions

(undo is a kind of ...) change to the contrary

"The trend was reversed" "the tides turned against him" "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"

(... is a kind of undo ) spread out or open from a closed or folded state

"open the map" "spread your arms"

(... is a kind of undo ) undo the buckle of

"Unbuckle your seat belt"

(... is a kind of undo ) separate the tangles of

(... is a kind of undo ) become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of

"unravel the thread"

(... is a kind of undo ) undo the braids of

"unbraid my hair"

(... is a kind of undo ) pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable

"unplug the hair dryer after using it"

(... is a kind of undo ) remove the pins from; unfasten the pins of

(... is a kind of undo ) undo the buttons of

"unbutton the shirt"

(... is a kind of undo ) remove the clip from

(... is a kind of undo ) take the staples off

"unstaple the piece of paper from the receipt"

(... is a kind of undo ) undo the belt of

"unbelt your trousers"

(... is a kind of undo ) cause to become undone

"unfasten your belt"

(... is a kind of undo ) undo (the stitches) of (a piece of sewing)

(... is a kind of undo ) unfasten or release from or as if from a hitch

(... is a kind of undo ) remove the strap or straps from

(... is a kind of undo ) undo the ties of

"They untied the prisoner"

(... is a kind of undo ) undo the wiring of

Definition 2: cause to become loose - [verb of contact]

Samples where undo or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • undo the shoelace
  • untie the knot
  • loosen the necktie

Synonyms for undo in the sense of this definition

(undo is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 3: remove the outer cover or wrapping of - [verb of contact]

Samples where undo or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Let's unwrap the gifts!
  • undo the parcel

Synonyms for undo in the sense of this definition

(undo is a kind of ...) remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body

"uncover your belly" "The man exposed himself in the subway"

Definition 4: deprive of certain characteristics - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for undo in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of undo ) do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

"The fire destroyed the house"

Samples where undo or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • A single mistake undid the President and he had to resign

(undo is a kind of ...) destroy or cause to fail

"This behavior will ruin your chances of winning the election"

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