undo

Definitions of undo
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v cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect

“I wish I could undo my actions”
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unbrace, unlace, untie
undo the ties of
unstrap
remove the strap or straps from
unhitch
unfasten or release from or as if from a hitch
unpick
undo (the stitches) of (a piece of sewing)
unfasten
cause to become undone
unbelt
undo the belt of
unstaple
take the staples off
unclip
remove the clip from
unbutton
undo the buttons of
unpin
remove the pins from; unfasten the pins of
disconnect, unplug
pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable
unbraid
undo the braids of
unknot, unpick, unravel, unscramble, untangle
become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
disentangle, unwind
separate the tangles of
unbuckle
undo the buckle of
open, spread, spread out, unfold
spread out or open from a closed or folded state
unwire
undo the wiring of
unloose, unloosen
loosen the ties of
unchain
remove the chains from
unlash
untie the lashing of
unzip
open the zipper of
unbend
unfasten, as a sail, from a spar or a stay
roll out, straighten
straighten by unrolling
unyoke
remove the yoke from
unharness
remove the harness from
uncoil
unwind or untwist
divaricate
spread apart
exfoliate
spread by opening the leaves of
grass
spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach
butterfly
cut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking
uncross
change from a crossed to an uncrossed position
splay
spread open or apart
Type of:
change by reversal, reverse, turn
change to the contrary

v cause to become loose

undo the shoelace”
Synonyms:
loosen, untie
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

v remove the outer cover or wrapping of

undo the parcel”
Synonyms:
unwrap
Antonyms:
wrap, wrap up
arrange or fold as a cover or protection
Type of:
expose, uncover
remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body

v cause the ruin or downfall of

“A single mistake undid the President and he had to resign”
Type of:
ruin
destroy or cause to fail

v deprive of certain characteristics

Synonyms:
unmake
Antonyms:
do, make
create or design, often in a certain way
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destroy, destruct
do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
kill
destroy a vitally essential quality of or in
do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of
terminate, end, or take out
self-destroy, self-destruct
do away with oneself or itself
destruct
destroy (one's own missile or rocket)
end
put an end to
fracture
interrupt, break, or destroy
sweep away, wipe out
eliminate completely and without a trace
interdict
destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of communication
demolish, pulverise, pulverize
destroy completely
break apart, break up, disassemble, dismantle, take apart
take apart into its constituent pieces
dismantle, level, pull down, rase, raze, take down, tear down
tear down so as to make flat with the ground
eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, root out, uproot
destroy completely, as if down to the roots
dilapidate
bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse
demyelinate
destroy the myelin sheath of

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