Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
unravel

un·rav·el

unravel

 
pronunciation:
uhn rae vl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: unraveled, unraveling, unravels
definition 1: to undo (something knitted or woven); reduce from cloth to threads; cause to come apart.
definition 2: to disentangle or make clear.
antonyms:
complicate, entangle
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become disentangled or unwoven.