transitive verb-·rove′ or -·reeved′, -·reev′ing
Naut. to withdraw (a line) from a block, ring, etc.
verbun·reeved, or un·rove un·reeved, or un·ro·ven un·reev·ing, un·reeves Nautical
To withdraw (a rope, for example) from an opening, such as a block or thimble.
- To become unreeved.
- To unreeve a rope.
(third-person singular simple present unreeves, present participle unreeving, simple past and past participle unreeved)
un- +"Ž reeve