Definition of untie:
enfranchise, unfurl, knotted, loose, unwrap, tighten, undo, disengage, deliver, slip, unloosen, let someone go, unhitch, unloose, tease, unclasp, let out, unfasten, relax, unbrace, loosen, unfasten, unlace, knot, unlash, tease apart, unmake, unknot.
As these requests availed nothing, and the monarch refused even to believe in the reality of her appearance, she at last tied a knot in a lace collar, declaring that " if mortal fingers could untie the knot, the king and Lady Horatia might laugh at her words."- "Modern Magic", Maximilian Schele de Vere.
- "The King of Ireland's Son", Padraic Colum.
- "The House of Torchy", Sewell Ford.