Etymology
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uncouple (v.)

c. 1300, from un- (2) "opposite of" + couple (v.). Similar formation in Middle Dutch ontcoppelen. Related: Uncoupled; uncoupling.

updated on April 07, 2014

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Definitions of uncouple from WordNet

uncouple (v.)
disconnect or separate;
uncouple the hounds
Synonyms: decouple
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.