from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To release or loose from or as if from a leash: unleashed the guard dogs; unleashed his pent-up rage.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To free from a leash, or as from a leash
- v. to let go; to release
- v. To strike; kick
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To free from a leash, or as from a leash; to let go; to release.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To free from a leash, or as from a leash; let go.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. release from a leash
- v. release or vent
- v. turn loose or free from restraint
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Without a bold effort to shrink government and again unleash entrepreneurship, Mr. Pi ñ era will be unable to deliver on his campaign promise of 6% growth annually and 200,000 new jobs per year.
December 7th, 2009 12: 29 pm ET favorable for what? what is she running for? what is her program - and for what? what does she stand for? can she articulate any of it? what did McCain unleash on us?
And the vigilantism that Mr. Lindsay’s idea can unleash is scary.
Aside from the awkwardness of the phrase unleash power for the sake of having a meaningful acronym, my complaint was that you couldn’t tell what the A stood for.
A quick Google of your name can unleash ghosts from the past, so don't put anything out there if it doesn't represents you!
If he is going down, and the U.S. is moving massively against him, will he do what he didn't do a dozen years ago, namely unleash weapons of mass destruction?
Cut taxes, minimize business regulation, and "unleash" business, and what you really do is provoke economic crises too big for a weakened government to deal with.
Starting in the late 1970s our country embarked on a grand real-time experiment to "unleash" the economy from government rules and oversight.
I have seen numerous posts from various people to "unleash" clinton on palin and look out she is going to take her to task, etc., etc., etc.
It's not yet on the record, but it's clear from everyone's conduct, that the administration encouraged the Israelis to 'unleash' their forces against Hezbollah.