Transitive Verbs Starting with U

Uglify (v. t.) To disfigure; to make ugly.

Ugly (v. t.) To make ugly.

Ulcer (v. t.) To ulcerate.

Ulcerate (v. t.) To affect with, or as with, an ulcer or ulcers.

Umber (v. t.) To color with umber; to shade or darken; as, to umber over one's face.

Umbrate (v. t.) To shade; to shadow; to foreshadow.

Umpire (v. t.) To decide as umpire; to arbitrate; to settle, as a dispute.

Umpire (v. t.) To perform the duties of umpire in or for; as, to umpire a game.

Unactive (v. t.) To render inactive or listless.

Unanchor (v. t.) To loose from the anchor, as a ship.

Unapparel (v. t.) To divest of clothing; to strip.

Unappropriate (v. t.) To take from private possession; to restore to the possession or right of all; as, to unappropriate a monopoly.

Unarm (v. t.) To disarm.

Unattire (v. t.) To divest of attire; to undress.

Unauthorize (v. t.) To disown the authority of; to repudiate.

Unbag (v. t.) To pour, or take, or let go, out of a bag or bags.

Unballast (v. t.) To free from ballast; to discharge ballast from.

Unbank (v. t.) To remove a bank from; to open by, or as if by, the removal of a bank.

Unbar (v. t.) To remove a bar or bars from; to unbolt; to open; as, to unbar a gate.

Unbark (v. t.) To deprive of the bark; to decorticate; to strip; as, to unbark a tree.

Unbark (v. t.) To cause to disembark; to land.

Unbarrel (v. t.) To remove or release from a barrel or barrels.

Unbarricade (v. t.) To unbolt; to unbar; to open.

Unbay (v. t.) To free from the restraint of anything that surrounds or incloses; to let loose; to open.

Unbe (v. t.) To cause not to be; to cause to be another.

Unbear (v. t.) To remove or loose the bearing rein of (a horse).

Unbeat (v. t.) To deliver from the form or nature of a beast.

Unbecome (v. t.) To misbecome.

Unbed (v. t.) To raise or rouse from bed.

Unbefool (v. t.) To deliver from the state of a fool; to awaken the mind of; to undeceive.

Unbeget (v. t.) To deprive of existence.

Unbeguile (v. t.) To set free from the influence of guile; to undeceive.

Unbelt (v. t.) To remove or loose the belt of; to ungird.

Unbend (v. t.) To free from flexure; to make, or allow to become, straight; to loosen; as, to unbend a bow.

Unbend (v. t.) A remit from a strain or from exertion; to set at ease for a time; to relax; as, to unbend the mind from study or care.

Unbend (v. t.) To unfasten, as sails, from the spars or stays to which they are attached for use.

Unbend (v. t.) To cast loose or untie, as a rope.

Unbenumb (v. t.) To relieve of numbness; to restore sensation to.

Unbeseem (v. t.) To be unbecoming or unsuitable to; to misbecome.

Unbespeak (v. t.) To unsay; hence, to annul or cancel.

Unbethink (v. t.) To change the mind of (one's self).

Unbewitch (v. t.) To free from a spell; to disenchant.

Unbias (v. t.) To free from bias or prejudice.

Unbind (v. t.) To remove a band from; to set free from shackles or fastenings; to unite; to unfasten; to loose; as, unbind your fillets; to unbind a prisoner's arms; to unbind a load.

Unbishop (v. t.) To deprive, as a city, of a bishop; to deprive, as a clergyman, of episcopal dignity or rights.

Unbit (v. t.) To remove the turns of (a rope or cable) from the bits; as, to unbit a cable.

Unbless (v. t.) To deprive of blessings; to make wretched.

Unblind (v. t.) To free from blindness; to give or restore sight to; to open the eyes of.

Unblindfold (v. t.) To free from that which blindfolds.

Unbody (v. t.) To free from the body; to disembody.

Unbolt (v. t.) To remove a bolt from; to unfasten; to unbar; to open.

Unbone (v. t.) To deprive of bones, as meat; to bone.

Unbone (v. t.) To twist about, as if boneless.

Unbonnet (v. t.) To take a bonnet from; to take off one's bonnet; to uncover; as, to unbonnet one's head.

Unboot (v. t.) To take off the boots from.

Unbosom (v. t.) To disclose freely; to reveal in confidence, as secrets; to confess; -- often used reflexively; as, to unbosom one's self.

Unbow (v. t.) To unbend.

Unbowel (v. t.) To deprive of the entrails; to disembowel.

Unbox (v. t.) To remove from a box or boxes.

Unboy (v. t.) To divest of the traits of a boy.

Unbrace (v. t.) To free from tension; to relax; to loose; as, to unbrace a drum; to unbrace the nerves.

Unbraid (v. t.) To separate the strands of; to undo, as a braid; to unravel; to disentangle.

Unbreast (v. t.) To disclose, or lay open; to unbosom.

Unbreech (v. t.) To remove the breeches of; to divest or strip of breeches.

Unbreech (v. t.) To free the breech of, as a cannon, from its fastenings or coverings.

Unbridle (v. t.) To free from the bridle; to set loose.

Unbuckle (v. t.) To loose the buckles of; to unfasten; as, to unbuckle a shoe.

Unbuild (v. t.) To demolish; to raze.

Unbundle (v. t.) To release, as from a bundle; to disclose.

Unbung (v. t.) To remove the bung from; as, to unbung a cask.

Unburden (v. t.) To relieve from a burden.

Unburden (v. t.) To throw off, as a burden; to unload.

Unburrow (v. t.) To force from a burrow; to unearth.

Unburthen (v. t.) To unburden; to unload.

Unbury (v. t.) To disinter; to exhume; fig., to disclose.

Unbutton (v. t.) To loose the buttons of; to unfasten.

Uncage (v. t.) To loose, or release, from, or as from, a cage.

Uncalm (v. t.) To disturb; to disquiet.

Uncamp (v. t.) To break up the camp of; to dislodge from camp.

Uncanonize (v. t.) To deprive of canonical authority.

Uncanonize (v. t.) To reduce from the rank of a canonized saint.

Uncap (v. t.) To remove a cap or cover from.

Uncape (v. t.) To remove a cap or cape from.

Uncardinal (v. t.) To degrade from the cardinalship.

Uncarnate (v. t.) To divest of flesh.

Uncart (v. t.) To take from, or set free from, a cart; to unload.

Uncase (v. t.) To take out of a case or covering; to remove a case or covering from; to uncover.

Uncase (v. t.) To strip; to flay.

Uncase (v. t.) To display, or spread to view, as a flag, or the colors of a military body.

Uncastle (v. t.) To take a castle from; to turn out of a castle.

Uncenter (v. t.) Alt. of Uncentre

Uncentre (v. t.) To throw from its center.

Uncentury (v. t.) To remove from its actual century.

Unchain (v. t.) To free from chains or slavery; to let loose.

Unchaplain (v. t.) To remove from a chaplaincy.

Uncharge (v. t.) To free from a charge or load; to unload.

Uncharge (v. t.) To free from an accusation; to make no charge against; to acquit.

Unchariot (v. t.) To throw out of a chariot.

Uncharm (v. t.) To release from a charm, fascination, or secret power; to disenchant.

Uncharnel (v. t.) To remove from a charnel house; to raise from the grave; to exhume.

Unchild (v. t.) To bereave of children; to make childless.

Unchild (v. t.) To make unlike a child; to divest of the characteristics of a child.

Unchristen (v. t.) To render unchristian.

Unchristian (v. t.) To make unchristian.

Unchristianize (v. t.) To turn from the Christian faith; to cause to abandon the belief and profession of Christianity.

Unchurch (v. t.) To expel, or cause to separate, from a church; to excommunicate.

Unchurch (v. t.) To deprive of the character, privileges, and authority of a church.

Uncipher (v. t.) To decipher; as, to uncipher a letter.

Uncity (v. t.) To deprive of the rank or rights of a city.

Unclasp (v. t.) To loose the clasp of; to open, as something that is fastened, or as with, a clasp; as, to unclasp a book; to unclasp one's heart.

Unclench (v. t.) Same as Unclinch.

Unclew (v. t.) To unwind, unfold, or untie; hence, to undo; to ruin.

Unclinch (v. t.) To cause to be no longer clinched; to open; as, to unclinch the fist.

Uncloak (v. t.) To remove a cloak or cover from; to deprive of a cloak or cover; to unmask; to reveal.

Unclog (v. t.) To disencumber of a clog, or of difficulties and obstructions; to free from encumbrances; to set at liberty.

Uncloister (v. t.) To release from a cloister, or from confinement or seclusion; to set free; to liberate.

Unclothe (v. t.) To strip of clothes or covering; to make naked.

Uncloud (v. t.) To free from clouds; to unvail; to clear from obscurity, gloom, sorrow, or the like.

Unclue (v. t.) To unwind; to untangle.

Unclutch (v. t.) To open, as something closely shut.

Unclutch (v. t.) To disengage, as a clutch.

Uncoach (v. t.) To detach or loose from a coach.

Uncock (v. t.) To let down the cock of, as a firearm.

Uncock (v. t.) To deprive of its cocked shape, as a hat, etc.

Uncock (v. t.) To open or spread from a cock or heap, as hay.

Uncoffle (v. t.) To release from a coffle.

Uncoif (v. t.) To deprive of the coif or cap.

Uncoil (v. t.) To unwind or open, as a coil of rope.

Uncolt (v. t.) To unhorse.

Uncombine (v. t.) To separate, as substances in combination; to release from combination or union.

Uncomprehend (v. t.) To fail to comprehend.

Unconfound (v. t.) To free from a state of confusion, or of being confounded.

Unconsecrate (v. t.) To render not sacred; to deprive of sanctity; to desecrate.

Uncord (v. t.) To release from cords; to loosen the cord or cords of; to unfasten or unbind; as, to uncord a package.

Uncork (v. t.) To draw the cork from; as, to uncork a bottle.

Uncouple (v. t.) To loose, as dogs, from their couples; also, to set loose; to disconnect; to disjoin; as, to uncouple railroad cars.

Uncover (v. t.) To take the cover from; to divest of covering; as, to uncover a box, bed, house, or the like; to uncover one's body.

Uncover (v. t.) To show openly; to disclose; to reveal.

Uncover (v. t.) To divest of the hat or cap; to bare the head of; as, to uncover one's head; to uncover one's self.

Uncowl (v. t.) To divest or deprive of a cowl.

Uncreate (v. t.) To deprive of existence; to annihilate.

Uncredit (v. t.) To cause to be disbelieved; to discredit.

Uncrown (v. t.) To deprive of a crown; to take the crown from; hence, to discrown; to dethrone.

Uncurl (v. t.) To loose from curls, or ringlets; to straighten out, as anything curled or curly.

Uncurse (v. t.) To free from a curse or an execration.

Uncurtain (v. t.) To remove a curtain from; to reveal.

Uncypher (v. t.) See Uncipher.

Undam (v. t.) To free from a dam, mound, or other obstruction.

Undeaf (v. t.) To free from deafness; to cause to hear.

Undeceive (v. t.) To cause to be no longer deceived; to free from deception, fraud, fallacy, or mistake.

Undecide (v. t.) To reverse or recant, as a previous decision.

Undeck (v. t.) To divest of ornaments.

Undefine (v. t.) To make indefinite; to obliterate or confuse the definition or limitations of.

Undeify (v. t.) To degrade from the state of deity; to deprive of the character or qualities of a god; to deprive of the reverence due to a god.

Underact (v. t.) To perform inefficiently, as a play; to act feebly.

Underaid (v. t.) To aid clandestinely.

Underbear (v. t.) To support; to endure.

Underbear (v. t.) To

Underbid (v. t.) To bid less than, as when a contract or service is offered to the lowest bidder; to offer to contract, sell, or do for a less price than.

Underbind (v. t.) To bind beneath.

Underbrace (v. t.) To brace, fasten, or bind underneath or below.

Underbuy (v. t.) To buy at less than the real value or worth; to buy cheaper than.

Undercast (v. t.) To cast under or beneath.

Undercharge (v. t.) To charge below or under; to charge less than is usual or suitable fro; as, to undercharge goods or services.

Undercharge (v. t.) To put too small a charge into; as, to undercharge a gun.

Undercrest (v. t.) To support as a crest; to bear.

Undercut (v. t.) To cut away, as the side of an object, so as to leave an overhanging portion.

Underdelve (v. t.) To delve under.

Underdig (v. t.) To dig under or beneath; to undermine.

Underditch (v. t.) To dig an underground ditches in, so as to drain the surface; to underdrain; as, to underditch a field or a farm.

Underdo (v. t.) To do less thoroughly than is requisite; specifically, to cook insufficiently; as, to underdo the meat; -- opposed to overdo.

Underdrain (v. t.) To drain by forming an underdrain or underdrains in; as, to underdrain land.

Underestimate (v. t.) To set to/ low a value on; to estimate below the truth.

Underfeed (v. t.) To feed with too little food; to supply with an insufficient quantity of food.

Underfollow (v. t.) To follow closely or immediately after.

Underfong (v. t.) To undertake; to take in hand; to receive.

Underfong (v. t.) To insnare; to circumvent.

Underfong (v. t.) To sustain; to support; to guard.

Underfurnish (v. t.) To supply with less than enough; to furnish insufficiently.

Underfurrow (v. t.) To cover as under a furrow; to plow in; as, to underfurrow seed or manure.

Underget (v. t.) To get under or beneath; also, to understand.

Undergird (v. t.) To blind below; to gird round the bottom.

Undergo (v. t.) To go or move below or under.

Undergo (v. t.) To be subjected to; to bear up against; to pass through; to endure; to suffer; to sustain; as, to undergo toil and fatigue; to undergo pain, grief, or anxiety; to undergothe operation of amputation; food in the stomach undergoes the process of digestion.

Undergo (v. t.) To be the bearer of; to possess.

Undergo (v. t.) To undertake; to engage in; to hazard.

Undergo (v. t.) To be subject or amenable to; to underlie.

Undergore (v. t.) To gore underneath.

Undergroan (v. t.) To groan beneath.

Undergrub (v. t.) To undermine.

Underhew (v. t.) To hew less than is usual or proper; specifically, to hew, as a piece of timber which should be square, in such a manner that it appears to contain a greater number of cubic feet than it really does contain.

Underjoin (v. t.) To join below or beneath; to subjoin.

Underkeep (v. t.) To keep under, or in subjection; to suppress.

Underlay (v. t.) To lay beneath; to put under.

Underlay (v. t.) To raise or support by something laid under; as, to underlay a cut, plate, or the like, for printing. See Underlay, n., 2.

Underlet (v. t.) To let below the value.

Underlet (v. t.) To let or lease at second hand; to sublet.

Underlie (v. t.) To lie under; to rest beneath; to be situated under; as, a stratum of clay underlies the surface gravel.

Underlie (v. t.) To be at the basis of; to form the foundation of; to support; as, a doctrine underlying a theory.

Underlie (v. t.) To be subject or amenable to.



Undermine (v. t.) To excavate the earth beneath, or the part of, especially for the purpose of causing to fall or be overthrown; to form a mine under; to sap; as, to undermine a wall.

Undermine (v. t.) Fig.: To remove the foundation or support of by clandestine means; to ruin in an underhand way; as, to undermine reputation; to undermine the constitution of the state.

Underminister (v. t.) To serve, or minister to, in a subordinate relation.

Undernime (v. t.) To receive; to perceive.

Undernime (v. t.) To reprove; to reprehend.

Underpay (v. t.) To pay inadequately.

Underpeep (v. t.) To peep under.

Underpeer (v. t.) To peer under.

Underpin (v. t.) To lay stones, masonry, etc., under, as the sills of a building, on which it is to rest.

Underpin (v. t.) To support by some solid foundation; to place something underneath for support.

Underpitch (v. t.) To fill underneath; to stuff.

Underpoise (v. t.) To weigh, estimate, or rate below desert; to undervalue.

Underpraise (v. t.) To praise below desert.

Underprize (v. t.) To undervalue; to underestimate.

Underprop (v. t.) To prop from beneath; to put a prop under; to support; to uphold.

Underput (v. t.) To put or send under.

Underrate (v. t.) To rate too low; to rate below the value; to undervalue.

Underreckon (v. t.) To reckon below what is right or proper; to underrate.

Underrun (v. t.) To run or pass under; especially (Naut.), to pass along and under, as a cable, for the purpose of taking it in, or of examining it.

Undersay (v. t.) To say by way of derogation or contradiction.

Underscore (v. t.) To draw a mark or

Undersell (v. t.) To sell the same articles at a lower price than; to sell cheaper than.

Underset (v. t.) To prop or support.

Undershoot (v. t.) To shoot short of (a mark).

Undersign (v. t.) To write one's name at the foot or end of, as a letter or any legal instrument.

Underspend (v. t.) To spend less than.

Underspore (v. t.) To raise with a spar, or piece of wood, used as a lever.

Understand (v. t.) To have just and adequate ideas of; to apprehended the meaning or intention of; to have knowledge of; to comprehend; to know; as, to understand a problem in Euclid; to understand a proposition or a declaration; the court understands the advocate or his argument; to understand the sacred oracles; to understand a nod or a wink.

Understand (v. t.) To be apprised, or have information, of; to learn; to be informed of; to hear; as, I understand that Congress has passed the bill.

Understand (v. t.) To recognize or hold as being or signifying; to suppose to mean; to interpret; to explain.

Understand (v. t.) To mean without expressing; to imply tacitly; to take for granted; to assume.

Understand (v. t.) To stand under; to support.

Understate (v. t.) To state or represent less strongly than may be done truthfully.

Understock (v. t.) To supply insufficiently with stock.

Understroke (v. t.) To under

Undertake (v. t.) To take upon one's self; to engage in; to enter upon; to take in hand; to begin to perform; to set about; to attempt.

Undertake (v. t.) Specifically, to take upon one's self solemnly or expressly; to lay one's self under obligation, or to enter into stipulations, to perform or to execute; to covenant; to contract.

Undertake (v. t.) Hence, to guarantee; to promise; to affirm.

Undertake (v. t.) To assume, as a character.

Undertake (v. t.) To engage with; to attack.

Undertake (v. t.) To have knowledge of; to hear.

Undertake (v. t.) To take or have the charge of.

Underturn (v. t.) To turn upside down; to subvert; to upset.

Undervalue (v. t.) To value, rate, or estimate below the real worth; to depreciate.

Undervalue (v. t.) To esteem lightly; to treat as of little worth; to hold in mean estimation; to despise.

Underween (v. t.) To undervalue.

Underwork (v. t.) To injure by working secretly; to destroy or overthrow by clandestine measure; to undermine.

Underwork (v. t.) To expend too little work upon; as, to underwork a painting.

Underwork (v. t.) To do like work at a less price than; as, one mason may underwork another.

Underwrite (v. t.) To write under something else; to subscribe.

Underwrite (v. t.) To subscribe one's name to for insurance, especially for marine insurance; to write one's name under, or set one's name to, as a policy of insurance, for the purpose of becoming answerable for loss or damage, on consideration of receiving a certain premium per cent; as, individuals, as well as companies, may underwrite policies of insurance.

Underyoke (v. t.) To subject to the yoke; to make subject.

Undeserve (v. t.) To fail to deserve.

Undevil (v. t.) To free from possession by a devil or evil spirit; to exorcise.

Undight (v. t.) To put off; to lay aside, as a garment.

Undirect (v. t.) To misdirect; to mislead.

Undisclose (v. t.) To keep close or secret.

Undo (v. t.) To reverse, as what has been done; to annul; to bring to naught.

Undo (v. t.) To loose; to open; to take to piece; to unfasten; to untie; hence, to unravel; to solve; as, to undo a knot; to undo a puzzling question; to undo a riddle.

Undo (v. t.) To bring to poverty; to impoverish; to ruin, as in reputation, morals, hopes, or the like; as, many are undone by unavoidable losses, but more undo themselves by vices and dissipation, or by indolence.

Undock (v. t.) To take out of dock; as, to undock a ship.

Undomesticate (v. t.) To make wild or roving.

Undouble (v. t.) To unfold, or render single.

Undrape (v. t.) To strip of drapery; to uncover or unveil.

Undraw (v. t.) To draw aside or open; to draw back.

Undress (v. t.) To divest of clothes; to strip.

Undress (v. t.) To divest of ornaments to disrobe.

Undress (v. t.) To take the dressing, or covering, from; as, to undress a wound.

Unduke (v. t.) To deprive of dukedom.

Undulate (v. t.) To cause to move backward and forward, or up and down, in undulations or waves; to cause to vibrate.

Undull (v. t.) To remove the dullness of; to clear.

Undumpish (v. t.) To relieve from the dumps.

Undust (v. t.) To free from dust.

Unearth (v. t.) To drive or draw from the earth; hence, to uncover; to bring out from concealment; to bring to light; to disclose; as, to unearth a secret.

Unedge (v. t.) To deprive of the edge; to blunt.

Unencumber (v. t.) To free from incumbrance; to disencumber.

Unentangle (v. t.) To disentangle.

Unestablish (v. t.) To disestablish.

Unface (v. t.) To remove the face or cover from; to unmask; to expose.

Unfair (v. t.) To deprive of fairness or beauty.

Unfasten (v. t.) To loose; to unfix; to unbind; to untie.

Unfeather (v. t.) To deprive of feathers; to strip.

Unfellow (v. t.) To prevent from being a fellow or companion; to separate from one's fellows; to dissever.

Unfence (v. t.) To strip of a fence; to remove a fence from.

Unfetter (v. t.) To loose from fetters or from restraint; to unchain; to unshackle; to liberate; as, to unfetter the mind.

Unfeudalize (v. t.) To free from feudal customs or character; to make not feudal.

Unfile (v. t.) To remove from a file or record.

Unfit (v. t.) To make unsuitable or incompetent; to deprive of the strength, skill, or proper qualities for anything; to disable; to incapacitate; to disqualify; as, sickness unfits a man for labor; sin unfits us for the society of holy beings.

Unfix (v. t.) To loosen from a fastening; to detach from anything that holds; to unsettle; as, to unfix a bayonet; to unfix the mind or affections.

Unfix (v. t.) To make fluid; to dissolve.

Unflesh (v. t.) To deprive of flesh; to reduce a skeleton.

Unflower (v. t.) To strip of flowers.

Unfold (v. t.) To open the folds of; to expand; to spread out; as, to unfold a tablecloth.

Unfold (v. t.) To open, as anything covered or close; to lay open to view or contemplation; to bring out in all the details, or by successive development; to display; to disclose; to reveal; to elucidate; to explain; as, to unfold one's designs; to unfold the principles of a science.

Unfold (v. t.) To release from a fold or pen; as, to unfold sheep.

Unfool (v. t.) To restore from folly, or from being a fool.

Unforesee (v. t.) To fail to foresee.

Unform (v. t.) To decompose, or resolve into parts; to destroy the form of; to unmake.

Unframe (v. t.) To take apart, or destroy the frame of.

Unfreeze (v. t.) To thaw.

Unfrequent (v. t.) To cease to frequent.

Unfret (v. t.) To smooth after being fretted.

Unfrock (v. t.) To deprive or divest or a frock; specifically, to deprive of priestly character or privilege; as, to unfrock a priest.

Unfurnish (v. t.) To strip of furniture; to divest; to strip.

Ungear (v. t.) To strip of gear; to unharness; to throw out of gear.

Unget (v. t.) To cause to be unbegotten or unborn, or as if unbegotten or unborn.

Ungird (v. t.) To loose the girdle or band of; to unbind; to unload.

Unglaze (v. t.) To strip of glass; to remove the glazing, or glass, from, as a window.

Unglorify (v. t.) To deprive of glory.

Unglove (v. t.) To take off the glove or gloves of; as, to unglove the hand.

Unglue (v. t.) To separate, part, or open, as anything fastened with glue.

Ungod (v. t.) To deprive of divinity; to undeify.

Ungod (v. t.) To cause to recognize no god; to deprive of a god; to make atheistical.

Ungown (v. t.) To strip of a gown; to unfrock.

Ungrave (v. t.) To raise or remove from the grave; to disinter; to untomb; to exhume.

Unguard (v. t.) To deprive of a guard; to leave unprotected.

Unhair (v. t.) To deprive of hair, or of hairs; as, to unhair hides for leather.

Unhallow (v. t.) To profane; to desecrate.

Unhand (v. t.) To loose from the hand; to let go.

Unhang (v. t.) To divest or strip of hangings; to remove the hangings, as a room.

Unhang (v. t.) To remove (something hanging or swinging) from that which supports it; as, to unhang a gate.

Unharbor (v. t.) To drive from harbor or shelter.

Unharness (v. t.) To strip of harness; to loose from harness or gear; as, to unharness horses or oxen.

Unharness (v. t.) To disarm; to divest of armor.

Unhasp (v. t.) To unloose the hasp of; to unclose.

Unhead (v. t.) To take out the head of; as, to unhead a cask.

Unhead (v. t.) To decapitate; to behead.

Unheal (v. t.) To uncover. See Unhele.

Unheart (v. t.) To cause to lose heart; to dishearten.

Unhele (v. t.) To uncover.

Unhelm (v. t.) To deprive of the helm or helmet.

Unhelmet (v. t.) To deprive of the helmet.

Unhide (v. t.) To bring out from concealment; to discover.

Unhinge (v. t.) To take from the hinges; as, to unhinge a door.

Unhinge (v. t.) To displace; to unfix by violence.

Unhinge (v. t.) To render unstable or wavering; to unsettle; as, to unhinge one's mind or opinions; to unhinge the nerves.

Unhitch (v. t.) To free from being hitched, or as if from being hitched; to unfasten; to loose; as, to unhitch a horse, or a trace.

Unhoard (v. t.) To take or steal from a hoard; to pilfer.

Unhold (v. t.) To cease to hold; to unhand; to release.

Unhood (v. t.) To remove a hood or disguise from.

Unhook (v. t.) To loose from a hook; to undo or open by loosening or unfastening the hooks of; as, to unhook a fish; to unhook a dress.

Unhoop (v. t.) To strip or deprive of hoops; to take away the hoops of.

Unhorse (v. t.) To throw from a horse; to cause to dismount; also, to take a horse or horses from; as, to unhorse a rider; to unhorse a carriage.

Unhouse (v. t.) To drive from a house or habitation; to dislodge; hence, to deprive of shelter.

Unhumanize (v. t.) To render inhuman or barbarous.

Uniform (v. t.) To clothe with a uniform; as, to uniform a company of soldiers.

Uniform (v. t.) To make conformable.

Unify (v. t.) To cause to be one; to make into a unit; to unite; to view as one.

Unite (v. t.) To put together so as to make one; to join, as two or more constituents, to form a whole; to combine; to connect; to join; to cause to adhere; as, to unite bricks by mortar; to unite iron bars by welding; to unite two armies.

Unite (v. t.) Hence, to join by a legal or moral bond, as families by marriage, nations by treaty, men by opinions; to join in interest, affection, fellowship, or the like; to cause to agree; to harmonize; to associate; to attach.

Unite (v. t.) United; joint; as, unite consent.

Unition (v. t.) The act of uniting, or the state of being united; junction.

Unitize (v. t.) To reduce to a unit, or one whole; to form into a unit; to unify.

Universalize (v. t.) To make universal; to generalize.

Unjoin (v. t.) To disjoin.

Unjoint (v. t.) To disjoint.

Unkennel (v. t.) To drive from a kennel or hole; as, to unkennel a fox.

Unkennel (v. t.) Fig.: To discover; to disclose.

Unking (v. t.) To cause to cease to be a king.

Unkiss (v. t.) To cancel or annul what was done or sealed by a kiss; to cancel by a kiss.

Unknight (v. t.) To deprive of knighthood.

Unknit (v. t.) To undo or unravel what is knitted together.

Unknot (v. t.) To free from knots; to untie.

Unknow (v. t.) To cease to know; to lose the knowledge of.

Unknow (v. t.) To fail of knowing; to be ignorant of.

Unlace (v. t.) To loose by undoing a lacing; as, to unlace a shoe.

Unlace (v. t.) To loose the dress of; to undress; hence, to expose; to disgrace.

Unlace (v. t.) To loose, and take off, as a bonnet from a sail, or to cast off, as any lacing in any part of the rigging of a vessel.

Unlade (v. t.) To take the load from; to take out the cargo of; as, to unlade a ship or a wagon.

Unlade (v. t.) To unload; to remove, or to have removed, as a load or a burden; to discharge.

Unland (v. t.) To deprive of lands.

Unlap (v. t.) To unfold.

Unlash (v. t.) To loose, as that which is lashed or tied down.

Unlaugh (v. t.) To recall, as former laughter.

Unlaw (v. t.) To deprive of the authority or character of law.

Unlaw (v. t.) To put beyond protection of law; to outlaw.

Unlaw (v. t.) To impose a fine upon; to fine.

Unlay (v. t.) To untwist; as, to unlay a rope.

Unlearn (v. t.) To forget, as what has been learned; to lose from memory; also, to learn the contrary of.

Unlearn (v. t.) To fail to learn.

Unleash (v. t.) To free from a leash, or as from a leash; to let go; to release; as, to unleash dogs.

Unliken (v. t.) To make unlike; to dissimilate.

Unlimber (v. t.) To detach the limber from; as, to unlimber a gun.


Unlink (v. t.) To separate or undo, as links; to uncoil; to unfasten.

Unlive (v. t.) To //ve in a contrary manner, as a life; to live in a manner contrary to.

Unload (v. t.) To take the load from; to discharge of a load or cargo; to disburden; as, to unload a ship; to unload a beast.

Unload (v. t.) Hence, to relieve from anything onerous.

Unload (v. t.) To discharge or remove, as a load or a burden; as, to unload the cargo of a vessel.

Unload (v. t.) To draw the charge from; as, to unload a gun.

Unload (v. t.) To sell in large quantities, as stock; to get rid of.

Unlock (v. t.) To unfasten, as what is locked; as, to unlock a door or a chest.

Unlock (v. t.) To open, in general; to lay open; to undo.

Unlodge (v. t.) To dislodge; to deprive of lodgment.

Unlook (v. t.) To recall or retract, as a look.

Unloose (v. t.) To make loose; to loosen; to set free.

Unloosen (v. t.) To loosen; to unloose.

Unlord (v. t.) To deprive of the rank or position of a lord.

Unlove (v. t.) To cease to love; to hate.

Unlute (v. t.) To separate, as things cemented or luted; to take the lute or the clay from.

Unmagistrate (v. t.) To divest of the office or authority of a magistrate.

Unmaiden (v. t.) To ravish; to deflower.

Unmake (v. t.) To destroy the form and qualities of; to deprive of being; to uncreate.

Unman (v. t.) To deprive of the distinctive qualities of a human being, as reason, or the like.

Unman (v. t.) To emasculate; to deprive of virility.

Unman (v. t.) To deprive of the courage and fortitude of a man; to break or subdue the manly spirit in; to cause to despond; to dishearten; to make womanish.

Unman (v. t.) To deprive of men; as, to unman a ship.

Unmanacle (v. t.) To free from manacles.

Unmantle (v. t.) To divest of a mantle; to uncover.

Unmarry (v. t.) To annul the marriage of; to divorce.

Unmartyr (v. t.) To degrade from the rank of a martyr.

Unmasculate (v. t.) To emasculate.

Unmask (v. t.) To strip of a mask or disguise; to lay open; to expose.

Unmechanize (v. t.) To undo the mechanism of; to unmake; as, to unmechanize a structure.

Unmember (v. t.) To deprive of membership, as in a church.

Unmew (v. t.) To release from confinement or restraint.

Unmingle (v. t.) To separate, as things mixed.

Unmiter (v. t.) Alt. of Unmitre

Unmitre (v. t.) To deprive of a miter; to depose or degrade from the rank of a bishop.

Unmold (v. t.) Alt. of Unmould

Unmould (v. t.) To change the form of; to reduce from any form.

Unmonopolize (v. t.) To recover or release from the state of being monopolized.

Unmoor (v. t.) To cause to ride with one anchor less than before, after having been moored by two or more anchors.

Unmoor (v. t.) To loose from anchorage. See Moor, v. t.

Unmortise (v. t.) To loosen, unfix, or separate, as things mortised together.

Unmuffle (v. t.) To take a covering from, as the face; to uncover.

Unmuffle (v. t.) To remove the muffling of, as a drum.

Unmuzzle (v. t.) To loose from a muzzle; to remove a muzzle from.

Unnail (v. t.) To remove the nails from; to unfasten by removing nails.

Unnaturalize (v. t.) To make unnatural.

Unnature (v. t.) To change the nature of; to invest with a different or contrary nature.

Unnerve (v. t.) To deprive of nerve, force, or strength; to weaken; to enfeeble; as, to unnerve the arm.

Unnest (v. t.) To eject from a nest; to unnestle.

Unnestle (v. t.) Same as Unnest.

Unnotify (v. t.) To retract or withdraw a notice of.

Unnun (v. t.) To remove from condition of being a nun.

Unoil (v. t.) To remove the oil from.

Unorder (v. t.) To countermand an order for.

Unpack (v. t.) To separate and remove, as things packed; to open and remove the contents of; as, to unpack a trunk.

Unpack (v. t.) To relieve of a pack or burden.

Unpaganize (v. t.) To cause to cease to be pagan; to divest of pagan character.

Unpaint (v. t.) To remove the paint from; to efface, as a painting.

Unpannel (v. t.) To take the saddle off; to unsaddle.

Unparadise (v. t.) To deprive of happiness like that of paradise; to render unhappy.

Unpastor (v. t.) To cause to be no longer pastor; to deprive of pastorship.

Unpay (v. t.) To undo, take back, or annul, as a payment.

Unpeg (v. t.) To remove a peg or pegs from; to unfasten; to open.

Unpen (v. t.) To release from a pen or from confinement.

Unpeople (v. t.) To deprive of inhabitants; to depopulate.

Unperfect (v. t.) To mar or destroy the perfection of.

Unperplex (v. t.) To free from perplexity.

Unpervert (v. t.) To free from perversion; to deliver from being perverted; to reconvert.

Unphilosophize (v. t.) To degrade from the character of a philosopher.

Unpick (v. t.) To pick out; to undo by picking.

Unpin (v. t.) To loose from pins; to remove the pins from; to unfasten; as, to unpin a frock; to unpin a frame.

Unpinion (v. t.) To loose from pinions or manacles; to free from restraint.

Unplaid (v. t.) To deprive of a plaid.

Unplat (v. t.) To take out the folds or twists of, as something previously platted; to unfold; to unwreathe.

Unpleat (v. t.) To remove the plaits of; to smooth.

Unplight (v. t.) To unfold; to lay open; to explain.

Unplumb (v. t.) To deprive of lead, as of a leaden coffin.

Unplume (v. t.) To strip of plumes or feathers; hence, to humiliate.

Unpoison (v. t.) To remove or expel poison from.

Unpolish (v. t.) To deprive of polish; to make impolite.

Unpope (v. t.) To divest of the character, office, or authority of a pope.

Unpope (v. t.) To deprive of a pope.

Unpossess (v. t.) To be without, or to resign, possession of.

Unpraise (v. t.) To withhold praise from; to deprive of praise.

Unpray (v. t.) To revoke or annul by prayer, as something previously prayed for.

Unpreach (v. t.) To undo or overthrow by preaching.

Unpriest (v. t.) To deprive of priesthood; to unfrock.

Unprince (v. t.) To deprive of the character or authority of a prince; to divest of principality of sovereignty.

Unprinciple (v. t.) To destroy the moral principles of.

Unprison (v. t.) To take or deliver from prison.

Unpromise (v. t.) To revoke or annul, as a promise.

Unprop (v. t.) To remove a prop or props from; to deprive of support.

Unproselyte (v. t.) To convert or recover from the state of a proselyte.

Unprotestantize (v. t.) To render other than Protestant; to cause to change from Protestantism to some other form of religion; to deprive of some Protestant feature or characteristic.

Unprovide (v. t.) To deprive of necessary provision; to unfurnish.

Unpucker (v. t.) To smooth away the puckers or wrinkles of.

Unqualify (v. t.) To disqualify; to unfit.

Unqueen (v. t.) To divest of the rank or authority of queen.

Unquiet (v. t.) To disquiet.

Unravel (v. t.) To disentangle; to disengage or separate the threads of; as, to unravel a stocking.

Unravel (v. t.) Hence, to clear from complication or difficulty; to unfold; to solve; as, to unravel a plot.

Unravel (v. t.) To separate the connected or united parts of; to throw into disorder; to confuse.

Unready (v. t.) To undress.

Unrealize (v. t.) To make unreal; to idealize.

Unreason (v. t.) To undo, disprove, or refute by reasoning.

Unreave (v. t.) To unwind; to disentangle; to loose.

Unreeve (v. t.) To withdraw, or take out, as a rope from a block, thimble, or the like.

Unrein (v. t.) To loosen the reins of; to remove restraint from.

Unrig (v. t.) To strip of rigging; as, to unrig a ship.

Unright (v. t.) To cause (something right) to become wrong.

Unrip (v. t.) To rip; to cut open.

Unrivet (v. t.) To take out, or loose, the rivets of; as, to unrivet boiler plates.

Unroll (v. t.) To open, as what is rolled or convolved; as, to unroll cloth; to unroll a banner.

Unroll (v. t.) To display; to reveal.

Unroll (v. t.) To remove from a roll or register, as a name.

Unroof (v. t.) To strip off the roof or covering of, as a house.

Unroost (v. t.) To drive from the roost.

Unroot (v. t.) To tear up by the roots; to eradicate; to uproot.

Unrumple (v. t.) To free from rumples; to spread or lay even,

Unsacrament (v. t.) To deprive of sacramental character or efficacy; as, to unsacrament the rite of baptism.

Unsadden (v. t.) To relieve from sadness; to cheer.

Unsaddle (v. t.) To strip of a saddle; to take the saddle from, as a horse.

Unsaddle (v. t.) To throw from the saddle; to unhorse.

Unsaint (v. t.) To deprive of saintship; to deny sanctity to.

Unsay (v. t.) To recant or recall, as what has been said; to refract; to take back again; to make as if not said.

Unscale (v. t.) To divest of scales; to remove scales from.

Unscrew (v. t.) To draw the screws from; to loose from screws; to loosen or withdraw (anything, as a screw) by turning it.

Unseal (v. t.) To break or remove the seal of; to open, as what is sealed; as, to unseal a letter.

Unseal (v. t.) To disclose, as a secret.

Unseam (v. t.) To open the seam or seams of; to rip; to cut; to cut open.

Unseason (v. t.) To make unseasoned; to deprive of seasoning.

Unseason (v. t.) To strike unseasonably; to affect disagreeably or unfavorably.

Unseat (v. t.) To throw from one's seat; to deprive of a seat.

Unseat (v. t.) Specifically, to deprive of the right to sit in a legislative body, as for fraud in election.

Unsecret (v. t.) To disclose; to divulge.

Unsecularize (v. t.) To cause to become not secular; to detach from secular things; to alienate from the world.

Unseel (v. t.) To open, as the eyes of a hawk that have been seeled; hence, to give light to; to enlighten.

Unsensualize (v. t.) To elevate from the domain of the senses; to purify.

Unsettle (v. t.) To move or loosen from a settled position or state; to unfix; to displace; to disorder; to confuse.

Unseven (v. t.) To render other than seven; to make to be no longer seven.

Unsew (v. t.) To undo, as something sewn, or something inclosed by sewing; to rip apart; to take out the stitches of.

Unsex (v. t.) To deprive of sex, or of qualities becoming to one's sex; esp., to make unfeminine in character, manners, duties, or the like; as, to unsex a woman.

Unshackle (v. t.) To loose from shackles or bonds; to set free from restraint; to unfetter.

Unshale (v. t.) To strip the shale, or husk, from; to uncover.

Unshape (v. t.) To deprive of shape, or of proper shape; to disorder; to confound; to derange.

Unsheathe (v. t.) To deprive of a sheath; to draw from the sheath or scabbard, as a sword.

Unshell (v. t.) To strip the shell from; to take out of the shell; to hatch.

Unshelve (v. t.) To remove from, or as from, a shelf.

Unsheriff (v. t.) To depose from the office of sheriff.

Unshet (v. t.) To unshut.

Unship (v. t.) To take out of a ship or vessel; as, to unship goods.

Unship (v. t.) To remove or detach, as any part or implement, from its proper position or connection when in use; as, to unship an oar; to unship capstan bars; to unship the tiller.

Unshot (v. t.) To remove the shot from, as from a shotted gun; to unload.

Unshout (v. t.) To recall what is done by shouting.

Unshroud (v. t.) To remove the shroud from; to uncover.

Unshut (v. t.) To open, or throw open.

Unshutter (v. t.) To open or remove the shutters of.

Unsin (v. t.) To deprive of sinfulness, as a sin; to make sinless.

Unsinew (v. t.) To deprive of sinews or of strength.

Unsister (v. t.) To separate, as sisters; to disjoin.

Unsling (v. t.) To take off the slings of, as a yard, a cask, or the like; to release from the slings.

Unsluice (v. t.) To sluice; to open the sluice or sluices of; to let flow; to discharge.

Unsocket (v. t.) To loose or take from a socket.

Unsolder (v. t.) To separate or disunite, as what has been soldered; hence, to divide; to sunder.

Unsolemnize (v. t.) To divest of solemnity.

Unsoul (v. t.) To deprive of soul, spirit, or principle.

Unspar (v. t.) To take the spars, stakes, or bars from.

Unspeak (v. t.) To retract, as what has been spoken; to recant; to unsay.

Unspell (v. t.) To break the power of (a spell); to release (a person) from the influence of a spell; to disenchant.

Unsphere (v. t.) To remove, as a planet, from its sphere or orb.

Unspike (v. t.) To remove a spike from, as from the vent of a cannon.

Unspin (v. t.) To untwist, as something spun.

Unspirit (v. t.) To dispirit.

Unspiritalize (v. t.) To deprive of spiritually.

Unsquire (v. t.) To divest of the title or privilege of an esquire.

Unstack (v. t.) To remove, or take away, from a stack; to remove, as something constituting a stack.

Unstarch (v. t.) To free from starch; to make limp or pliable.

Unstate (v. t.) To deprive of state or dignity.

Unsteel (v. t.) To disarm; to soften.

Unstep (v. t.) To remove, as a mast, from its step.

Unstick (v. t.) To release, as one thing stuck to another.

Unsting (v. t.) To disarm of a sting; to remove the sting of.

Unstitch (v. t.) To open by picking out stitches; to take out, or undo, the stitches of; as, to unstitch a seam.

Unstock (v. t.) To deprive of a stock; to remove the stock from; to loose from that which fixes, or holds fast.

Unstock (v. t.) To remove from the stocks, as a ship.

Unstop (v. t.) To take the stopple or stopper from; as, to unstop a bottle or a cask.

Unstop (v. t.) To free from any obstruction; to open.

Unstrain (v. t.) To relieve from a strain; to relax.

Unstring (v. t.) To deprive of a string or strings; also, to take from a string; as, to unstring beads.

Unstring (v. t.) To loosen the string or strings of; as, to unstring a harp or a bow.

Unstring (v. t.) To relax the tension of; to loosen.

Unstring (v. t.) Used also figuratively; as, his nerves were unstrung by fear.

Unsubstantialize (v. t.) To make unsubstantial.

Unsuit (v. t.) Not to suit; to be unfit for.

Unswaddle (v. t.) To take a swaddle from; to unswathe.

Unswathe (v. t.) To take a swathe from; to relieve from a bandage; to unswaddle.

Unswear (v. t.) To recant or recall, as an oath; to recall after having sworn; to abjure.

Unsweat (v. t.) To relieve from perspiration; to ease or cool after exercise or toil.

Unswell (v. t.) To sink from a swollen state; to subside.

Untack (v. t.) To separate, as what is tacked; to disjoin; to release.

Untackle (v. t.) To unbitch; to unharness.

Untangle (v. t.) To loose from tangles or intricacy; to disentangle; to resolve; as, to untangle thread.

Untaste (v. t.) To deprive of a taste for a thing.

Unteach (v. t.) To cause to forget, or to lose from memory, or to disbelieve what has been taught.

Unteach (v. t.) To cause to be forgotten; as, to unteach what has been learned.

Unteam (v. t.) To unyoke a team from.

Untemper (v. t.) To deprive of temper, or of the proper degree of temper; to make soft.

Untenant (v. t.) To remove a tenant from.

Untent (v. t.) To bring out of a tent.

Unthink (v. t.) To recall or take back, as something thought.

Unthread (v. t.) To draw or take out a thread from; as, to unthread a needle.

Unthread (v. t.) To deprive of ligaments; to loose the ligaments of.

Unthread (v. t.) To make one's way through; to traverse; as, to unthread a devious path.

Unthrone (v. t.) To remove from, or as from, a throne; to dethrone.

Untie (v. t.) To loosen, as something interlaced or knotted; to disengage the parts of; as, to untie a knot.

Untie (v. t.) To free from fastening or from restraint; to let loose; to unbind.

Untie (v. t.) To resolve; to unfold; to clear.

Untighten (v. t.) To make less tight or tense; to loosen.

Untile (v. t.) To take the tiles from; to uncover by removing the tiles.

Untomb (v. t.) To take from the tomb; to exhume; to disinter.

Untongue (v. t.) To deprive of a tongue, or of voice.

Untooth (v. t.) To take out the teeth of.

Untread (v. t.) To tread back; to retrace.

Untreasure (v. t.) To bring forth or give up, as things previously treasured.

Untruss (v. t.) To loose from a truss, or as from a truss; to untie or unfasten; to let out; to undress.

Untuck (v. t.) To unfold or undo, as a tuck; to release from a tuck or fold.

Untune (v. t.) To make incapable of harmony, or of harmonious action; to put out of tune.

Unturn (v. t.) To turn in a reserve way, especially so as to open something; as, to unturn a key.

Untwain (v. t.) To rend in twain; to tear in two.

Untwine (v. t.) To untwist; to separate, as that which is twined or twisted; to disentangle; to untie.

Untwirl (v. t.) To untwist; to undo.

Untwist (v. t.) To separate and open, as twisted threads; to turn back, as that which is twisted; to untwine.

Untwist (v. t.) To untie; to open; to disentangle.

Unty (v. t.) To untie.

Unveil (v. t.) To remove a veil from; to divest of a veil; to uncover; to disclose to view; to reveal; as, she unveiled her face.

Unvessel (v. t.) To cause to be no longer a vessel; to empty.

Unvicar (v. t.) To deprive of the position or office a vicar.

Unvisard (v. t.) To take the vizard or mask from; to unmask.

Unvote (v. t.) To reverse or annul by vote, as a former vote.

Unvulgarize (v. t.) To divest of vulgarity; to make to be not vulgar.

Unwarm (v. t.) To lose warmth; to grow cold.

Unwarp (v. t.) To restore from a warped state; to cause to be linger warped.

Unweary (v. t.) To cause to cease being weary; to refresh.

Unweave (v. t.) To unfold; to undo; to ravel, as what has been woven.

Unwild (v. t.) To tame; to subdue.

Unwill (v. t.) To annul or reverse by an act of the will.

Unwind (v. t.) To wind off; to loose or separate, as what or convolved; to untwist; to untwine; as, to unwind thread; to unwind a ball of yarn.

Unwind (v. t.) To disentangle.

Unwish (v. t.) To wish not to be; to destroy by wishing.

Unwit (v. t.) To deprive of wit.

Unwitch (v. t.) To free from a witch or witches; to fee from witchcraft.

Unwoman (v. t.) To deprive of the qualities of a woman; to unsex.

Unwonder (v. t.) To divest of the quality of wonder or mystery; to interpret; to explain.

Unwork (v. t.) To undo or destroy, as work previously done.

Unworship (v. t.) To deprive of worship or due honor; to dishonor.

Unwrap (v. t.) To open or undo, as what is wrapped or folded.

Unwray (v. t.) See Unwrie.

Unwreathe (v. t.) To untwist, uncoil, or untwine, as anything wreathed.

Unwrie (v. t.) To uncover.

Unwrinkle (v. t.) To reduce from a wrinkled state; to smooth.

Unwrite (v. t.) To cancel, as what is written; to erase.

Unyoke (v. t.) To loose or free from a yoke.

Unyoke (v. t.) To part; to disjoin; to disconnect.

Upbar (v. t.) To fasten with a bar.

Upbar (v. t.) To remove the bar or bards of, as a gate; to under.

Upbear (v. t.) To bear up; to raise aloft; to support in an elevated situation; to sustain.

Upbind (v. t.) To bind up.

Upblow (v. t.) To inflate.

Upbraid (v. t.) To charge with something wrong or disgraceful; to reproach; to cast something in the teeth of; -- followed by with or for, and formerly of, before the thing imputed.

Upbraid (v. t.) To reprove severely; to rebuke; to chide.

Upbraid (v. t.) To treat with contempt.

Upbraid (v. t.) To object or urge as a matter of reproach; to cast up; -- with to before the person.

Upbreed (v. t.) To rear, or bring up; to nurse.

Upcast (v. t.) To cast or throw up; to turn upward.

Upcast (v. t.) To taunt; to reproach; to upbraid.

Upcheer (v. t.) To cheer up.

Upcurl (v. t.) To curl up.

Updraw (v. t.) To draw up.

Upend (v. t.) To end up; to set on end, as a cask.

Upfill (v. t.) To fill up.

Upgather (v. t.) To gather up; to contract; to draw together.

Upgive (v. t.) To give up or out.

Uphang (v. t.) To hang up.

Uphasp (v. t.) To hasp or faster up; to close; as, sleep uphasps the eyes.

Upheave (v. t.) To heave or lift up from beneath; to raise.

Uphilt (v. t.) To thrust in up to the hilt; as, to uphilt one's sword into an enemy.

Uphoard (v. t.) To hoard up.

Uphold (v. t.) To hold up; to lift on high; to elevate.

Uphold (v. t.) To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain.

Uphold (v. t.) To aid by approval or encouragement; to countenance; as, to uphold a person in wrongdoing.

Upholster (v. t.) To furnish (rooms, carriages, bedsteads, chairs, etc.) with hangings, coverings, cushions, etc.; to adorn with furnishings in cloth, velvet, silk, etc.; as, to upholster a couch; to upholster a room with curtains.

Uplay (v. t.) To hoard.

Uplead (v. t.) To lead upward.

Uplift (v. t.) To lift or raise aloft; to raise; to elevate; as, to uplift the arm; to uplift a rock.

Uplock (v. t.) To lock up.

Uppile (v. t.) To pile, or heap, up.

Uppluck (v. t.) To pull or pluck up.

Upprop (v. t.) To prop up.

Upraise (v. t.) To raise; to lift up.

Uprear (v. t.) To raise; to erect.

Uproar (v. t.) To throw into uproar or confusion.

Uproll (v. t.) To roll up.

Uproot (v. t.) To root up; to tear up by the roots, or as if by the roots; to remove utterly; to eradicate; to extirpate.

Uprouse (v. t.) To rouse up; to rouse from sleep; to awake; to arouse.

Upsend (v. t.) To send, cast, or throw up.

Upset (v. t.) To set up; to put upright.

Upset (v. t.) To thicken and shorten, as a heated piece of iron, by hammering on the end.

Upset (v. t.) To shorten (a tire) in the process of resetting, originally by cutting it and hammering on the ends.

Upset (v. t.) To overturn, overthrow, or overset; as, to upset a carriage; to upset an argument.

Upset (v. t.) To disturb the self-possession of; to disorder the nerves of; to make ill; as, the fright upset her.

Upsnatch (v. t.) To snatch up.

Upstay (v. t.) To sustain; to support.

Upsway (v. t.) To sway or swing aloft; as, to upsway a club.

Uptake (v. t.) To take into the hand; to take up; to help.

Uptear (v. t.) To tear up.

Upthrow (v. t.) To throw up.

Uptie (v. t.) To tie up.

Uptrace (v. t.) To trace up or out.

Uptrain (v. t.) To train up; to educate.

Upturn (v. t.) To turn up; to direct upward; to throw up; as, to upturn the ground in plowing.

Upwaft (v. t.) To waft upward.

Upwind (v. t.) To wind up.

Urbanize (v. t.) To render urban, or urbane; to refine; to polish.

Ure (v. t.) To use; to exercise; to inure; to accustom by practice.

Urge (v. t.) To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward.

Urge (v. t.) To press the mind or will of; to ply with motives, arguments, persuasion, or importunity.

Urge (v. t.) To provoke; to exasperate.

Urge (v. t.) To press hard upon; to follow closely

Urge (v. t.) To present in an urgent manner; to press upon attention; to insist upon; as, to urge an argument; to urge the necessity of a case.

Urge (v. t.) To treat with forcible means; to take severe or violent measures with; as, to urge an ore with intense heat.

Urn (v. t.) To inclose in, or as in, an urn; to inurn.

Usance (v. t.) Use; usage; employment.

Usance (v. t.) Custom; practice; usage.

Usance (v. t.) Interest paid for money; usury.

Usance (v. t.) The time, fixed variously by the usage between different countries, when a bill of exchange is payable; as, a bill drawn on London at one usance, or at double usance.

Use (v. t.) The act of employing anything, or of applying it to one's service; the state of being so employed or applied; application; employment; conversion to some purpose; as, the use of a pen in writing; his machines are in general use.

Use (v. t.) Occasion or need to employ; necessity; as, to have no further use for a book.

Use (v. t.) Yielding of service; advantage derived; capability of being used; usefulness; utility.

Use (v. t.) Continued or repeated practice; customary employment; usage; custom; manner; habit.

Use (v. t.) Common occurrence; ordinary experience.

Use (v. t.) The special form of ritual adopted for use in any diocese; as, the Sarum, or Canterbury, use; the Hereford use; the York use; the Roman use; etc.

Use (v. t.) The premium paid for the possession and employment of borrowed money; interest; usury.

Use (v. t.) The benefit or profit of lands and tenements. Use imports a trust and confidence reposed in a man for the holding of lands. He to whose use or benefit the trust is intended shall enjoy the profits. An estate is granted and limited to A for the use of B.

Use (v. t.) A stab of iron welded to the side of a forging, as a shaft, near the end, and afterward drawn down, by hammering, so as to lengthen the forging.

Use (v. t.) To make use of; to convert to one's service; to avail one's self of; to employ; to put a purpose; as, to use a plow; to use a chair; to use time; to use flour for food; to use water for irrigation.

Use (v. t.) To behave toward; to act with regard to; to treat; as, to use a beast cruelly.

Use (v. t.) To practice customarily; to make a practice of; as, to use diligence in business.

Use (v. t.) To accustom; to habituate; to render familiar by practice; to inure; -- employed chiefly in the passive participle; as, men used to cold and hunger; soldiers used to hardships and danger.

Usher (v. t.) To introduce or escort, as an usher, forerunner, or harbinger; to forerun; -- sometimes followed by in or forth; as, to usher in a stranger; to usher forth the guests; to usher a visitor into the room.

Usurp (v. t.) To seize, and hold in possession, by force, or without right; as, to usurp a throne; to usurp the prerogatives of the crown; to usurp power; to usurp the right of a patron is to oust or dispossess him.

Usury (v. t.) A premium or increase paid, or stipulated to be paid, for a loan, as of money; interest.

Usury (v. t.) The practice of taking interest.

Usury (v. t.) Interest in excess of a legal rate charged to a borrower for the use of money.

Utensil (v. t.) That which is used; an instrument; an implement; especially, an instrument or vessel used in a kitchen, or in domestic and farming business.

Utile (v. t.) Profitable; useful.

Utilize (v. t.) To make useful; to turn to profitable account or use; to make use of; as, to utilize the whole power of a machine; to utilize one's opportunities.

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Mark McCracken

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