A man unscrewed this bottle.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- to remove a screw or screws from
- to remove, detach, or loosen by removing a screw or screws, or by turning
- to remove a threaded top, cover, etc. from (a jar, etc.)
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verb un·screwed, un·screw·ing, un·screws verb, transitive
- To take out the screw or screws from.
- To loosen, adjust, or remove by rotating.