[ UK /ʌnbˈə‍ʊlt/ ]
[ US /ˈənˌboʊɫt/ ]
  1. undo the bolt of
    unbolt the door
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How To Use unbolt In A Sentence

  • Suddenly, she heard the tell-tale sound of the cell door being unbolted; turning, Julianna watched as it swung open sluggishly, a trio of guards waiting in the doorway.
  • ‘This ability ‘, Doyle stated publicly, ‘to unbolt locked doors is undoubtedly due to Houdini's mediumistic powers and not to any normal operation of the lock.’
  • Nonetheless, I looked through the peephole before unbolting the door to admit Duncan.
  • Jenny had unbolted it from the top and gave it a kick, sending smoke up past the glowing red exit sign, her hair braided and whirling. Traces in the Winter Sky
  • Similarly, scared by the fire alarm, the heroine decides to ‘unbar, unbolt, unlock, and open’ the door and cross the space that separates her from Lovelace.
  • I finally succeeded unbolting the gate at last and with big heave of satisfaction I turned to the little boy.
  • She quickly unbolted the front door and opened it causing the fog to race into the house.
  • Jo-Beth glanced over her shoulder to check that her mother had gone, then crossed to the back door, and gingerly unbolted it. THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW
  • The other maid, Jane, rushed to unbolt it, struggling to pull the heavy doors toward her.
  • He says he was bitten as he tried to unbolt a gate to get the dogs out.
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