unstop

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ʌnˈstɒp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ʌnˈstɑp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(un stop)

Inflections of 'unstop' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
unstops
v 3rd person singular
unstopping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
unstopped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
unstopped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
un•stop /ʌnˈstɑp/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object], -stopped, -stop•ping. 
  1. to remove the stopper from:to unstop a jug.
  2. to free from anything that blocks something;
    open:to unstop a toilet.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
un•stop  (un stop),USA pronunciation v.t.,  -stopped, -stop•ping. 
  1. to remove the stopper from:to unstop a bottle.
  2. to free from any obstruction;
    open:to unstop a sewer.
  3. Music and Danceto draw out the stops of (an organ).
  • Middle English unstoppen. See un-2, stop 1350–1400

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
unstop /ʌnˈstɒp/ vb ( -stops, -stopping, -stopped)(transitive)
  1. to remove the stop or stopper from
  2. to free from any stoppage or obstruction; open
  3. to draw out the stops on (an organ)
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