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unfold

un·fold

unfold

 
 
pronunciation:
uhn fold
part of speech: verb
inflections: unfolded, unfolding, unfolds
definition 1: to open or spread out from a folded condition.
I unfolded the paper and read the message.
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synonyms:
open, spread
antonyms:
fold
similar words:
develop, expand, extend, straighten
definition 2: to reveal, develop, or make known or clear by explanation.
We unfolded the mystery of his disappearance.
synonyms:
reveal
similar words:
bare, disclose, explain, present, uncover
definition 3: to become open or spread out.
The paper unfolded in the wind.This chair unfolds so you can sit on it.
synonyms:
open
antonyms:
fold
similar words:
expand, extend, straighten
definition 4: to be or become revealed or known by explanation.
The plot unfolds slowly at first.
similar words:
expand, open, proceed