verb (used with object)
- to undo the clasp or clasps of; unfasten.
- to release from the grasp: to unclasp a sword handle.
verb (used without object)
- to become unclasped, as the hands or arms.
- to release or relax the grasp.
- (tr) to unfasten the clasp of (something)
- to release one’s grip (upon an object)