unlock-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: open the lock of; return from a locked state

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[instrument] UNLOCK NP2[concrete] NP1[agent] UNLOCK NP2[concrete]

She unlocked the window and opened it.
Unlock the door so Byron can come in.
If you buy a used cell phone, make sure the seller unlocks it
You need your PIN number to unlock your account.

VerbNet: disassemble-23.3
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: unlock.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3

Sense Number 2: set free or release

Commentary: syntax includes: NP1[concrete] UNLOCK NP2[abstract] NP1[abstract] UNLOCK NP2[abstract]

His voice unlocked her hidden feelings.
A desire was unlocked in her after the encounter.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2