2. To loose; to open; to take to piece; to unfasten; to untie; hence, to unravel; to solve; as, to undo a knot; to
undo a puzzling question; to undo a riddle. Tennyson.
Pray you, undo this button.Shak.
She took the spindle, and undoing the thread gradually, measured it.Sir W. Scott.
3. To bring to poverty; to impoverish; to ruin, as in reputation, morals, hopes, or the like; as, many are
undone by unavoidable losses, but more undo themselves by vices and dissipation, or by indolence.
That quaffing and drinking will undo you,Shak.
(Un*dock") v. t. [1st pref. un- + dock.] (Naut.) To take out of dock; as, to undock a ship.
(Un*do"er) n. One who undoes anything; especially, one who ruins another.
1. The reversal of what has been done.
2. Ruin. "The utter undoing of some." Hooker.
(Un`do*mes"ti*cate) v. t. [1st pref. un- + domesticate.] To make wild or roving.
(Un*done") p. p. of Undo.
(Un*done"), a. [Pref. un- not + done.] Not done or performed; neglected.
(Un*dou"ble) v. t. [1st pref. un- + double.] To unfold, or render single.
(Un*doubt"a*ble) a. Indubitable.
(Un*doubt"ed), a. Not doubted; not called in question; indubitable; indisputable; as, undoubted
proof; undoubted hero. Un*doubt"ed*ly, adv.
(Un*drape") v. t. [1st pref. un- + drape.] To strip of drapery; to uncover or unveil.
(Un*draw") v. t. [1st pref. un- + draw.] To draw aside or open; to draw back.
Angels undrew the curtain of the throne.Young.
(Un*dreamed" Un*dreamt") a. Not dreamed, or dreamed of; not thught of; not imagined;
often followed by of.
Unpathed waters, undreamed shores.Shak.
(Un*dress") v. t. [1st pref. un- + dress.]
1. To divest of clothes; to strip.
2. To divest of ornaments to disrobe.
3. (Med.) To take the dressing, or covering, from; as, to undress a wound.
1. A loose, negligent dress; ordinary dress, as distinguished from full dress.