Definition of uncage in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənˈkāj/


[with object]
1Release from a cage: they had forgotten to uncage the two black owls
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  • I depressed the missile firing stud which uncaged the missile seeker head.
  • The killer uncaged the animals, smashed the aquariums.
  • How biddable would the circus tigers be, uncaged, five hundred yards from the trainer with the whip?
1.1Free from constraint; liberate: uncage your potential
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  • The full stories of how the first Canadian community networks managed to uncage the Internet should probably be told some day.
  • More and more Christians are waking up to the powerful tools that are available to not only reach the young, but to uncage their minds for God, before they drift away from the church.
  • We may reasonably rejoice to learn that women are to be thus uncaged.

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Syllabification: un·cage

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