Definition of uncage in English:


Line breaks: un¦cage
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈkeɪdʒ


[with object]
1Release from a cage: they had forgotten to uncage the two black owls
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  • He announces his arrival with a long, low, almost obscene whistle that sounds as though someone had just uncaged a large, evil bird.
  • Lyra finds and uncages the caged daemons, gets them back to their owners, and engineers an escape for the children.
  • The killer uncaged the animals, smashed the aquariums.
1.1Free from constraint; liberate: uncage your potential
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  • You wax idealistic, which uncages a backlog of dreamy aspirations you've kept in lockdown.
  • We may reasonably rejoice to learn that women are to be thus uncaged.
  • The Democrats have pointed to the uncaging of the financial industry by its Republican champions.

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