[ US /ənˈɫɑk/ ]
[ UK /ʌnlˈɒk/ ]
  1. open the lock of
    unlock the door
  2. set free or release
  3. become unlocked
    The door unlocked from the inside
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How To Use unlock In A Sentence

  • Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom. Oprah Winfrey 
  • It literally unlocks the prejudice of so many people, and emancipates them from the dungeon of partial judgment. WHAT IS SAID, NOT WHO SAYS IT
  • We drove home in silence and, when he parked in our long driveway, I stopped to pluck some ixora flowers while Nnamabia unlocked the front door. Excerpt: The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Such schemes help older homeowners to unlock money from their property without selling. Times, Sunday Times
  • Police believe a gang of up to five men were responsible for a raid on a Melksham store in which hundreds of pounds were stolen from an unlocked office.
  • Three cars forward the steward unlocks the kitchen, the pantryman begins to prepare bread and muffins, and Ashby's Tavern awakens for breakfast.
  • McWilliams levelled his gun and Glennon pulled open the van's unlocked doors.
  • The police required the traveler to unlock his suitcase.
  • The man unlocked his old-fashioned, roll-top desk and took out a tin box. THE WITCH TREE SYMBOL
  • This would provide delivery drivers with a one-time code letting them unlock your front door. Times, Sunday Times
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