Unfold definition

ŭn-fōld
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To open and spread out (something folded)
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To open and spread out (something folded); extend.
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To remove the coverings from; disclose to view.

Unfold a package.

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To make known or lay open to view, esp. in stages or little by little; reveal, disclose, display, or explain.
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To become unfolded; open out or open up.
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To develop fully.
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Unfold is defined as to open or undo something folded, or make something known that wasn't.

An example of unfold is opening a birthday card.

An example of unfold is uncrossing your arms.

An example of unfold is a secret being revealed.

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To be revealed gradually to the understanding.

A solution to the problem unfolded as they spoke.

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To become spread out; open out.

Spring flowers unfolded everywhere.

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To develop or occur as a series of events or stages.
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To undo a folding.

To unfold a tablecloth.

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(intransitive) To turn out to happen; to develop.
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To reveal.
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To open (anything covered or closed); to lay open to view or contemplation; to bring out in all the details, or by successive development.

To unfold one's designs; to unfold the principles of a science.

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To release from a fold or pen.

To unfold sheep.

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To reveal gradually by written or spoken explanation; make known.
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