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- to remove the thread or threads from
- to disentangle; unravel
- to find one's way through (a labyrinth, etc.)
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transitive verb un·thread·ed, un·thread·ing, un·threads
- To draw out the thread from.
- To find one's way out of (a labyrinth, for example).