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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 un·tie /-ˈtaɪ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·tie v. t.
 1. To loosen, as something interlaced or knotted; to disengage the parts of; as, to untie a knot.
 Sacharissa's captive fain
 Would untie his iron chain.   --Waller.
    Her snakes untied, sulphurous waters drink.   --Pope.
 2. To free from fastening or from restraint; to let loose; to unbind.
 Though you untie the winds, and let them fight
 Against the churches.   --Shak.
    All the evils of an untied tongue we put upon the accounts of drunkenness.   --Jer. Taylor.
 3. To resolve; to unfold; to clear.
    They quicken sloth, perplexities untie.   --Denham.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·tie, v. i. To become untied or loosed.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: undo the ties of; "They untied the prisoner" [syn: unbrace,
            unlace] [ant: tie]
      2: cause to become loose; "undo the shoelace"; "untie the
         knot"; "loosen the necktie" [syn: undo, loosen]
      [also: untying]