Unlock meaning

ŭn-lŏk'
To give access to; open.
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To set free; release.

The news unlocked a torrent of emotion.

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To undo the lock of.
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To open (a lock)
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To provide a key to; disclose or reveal.

Unlock a mystery.

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To undo (a lock) by turning a key or corresponding part.
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To become unfastened, loosened, or freed from something that restrains.
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To let loose as if by opening a lock; release.

To unlock a torrent of grief.

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To cause to separate; part.

To unlock clenched jaws.

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To lay open; reveal.

To unlock a secret.

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To open the lock of (a door, chest, etc.)
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To become unlocked.
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To undo or open a lock or something locked by, for example, turning a key, or selecting a combination.

I unlocked the door and walked in.

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To obtain access to something.

I unlocked the dictionary article so it could be edited.

This computer game is shareware, but you can pay for a code to unlock the full version.

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To disclose or reveal previously unknown knowledge.

The discovery of a clue unlocked the mystery.

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(intransitive) To be or become unfastened or unrestrained.

The safe was already unlocked.

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