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Definition 1: develop or come to a promising stage - [verb of change]

Samples where unfold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Youth blossomed into maturity

Synonyms for unfold in the sense of this definition

(unfold is a kind of ...) grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment

"A flower developed on the branch" "The country developed into a mighty superpower" "The embryo develops into a fetus" "This situation has developed over a long time"

Definition 2: spread out or open from a closed or folded state - [verb of contact]

Samples where unfold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • open the map
  • spread your arms

Synonyms for unfold in the sense of this definition

(unfold is a kind of ...) cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect

"I wish I could undo my actions"

(... is a kind of unfold ) spread apart

"divaricate one's fingers"

(... is a kind of unfold ) spread by opening the leaves of

(... is a kind of unfold ) spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach

(... is a kind of unfold ) cut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking

"butterflied shrimp"

(... is a kind of unfold ) change from a crossed to an uncrossed position

"She uncrossed her legs"

(... is a kind of unfold ) spread open or apart

"He splayed his huge hands over the table"

Definition 3: extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length - [verb of motion]

Samples where unfold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Unfold the newspaper
  • stretch out that piece of cloth
  • extend the TV antenna

Synonyms for unfold in the sense of this definition

(unfold is a kind of ...) assume a different shape or form

(unfold has a similar meaning as ...) open or straighten out; unbend

"Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"

Definition 4: open to the view - [verb of perception]

Samples where unfold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • A walk through town will unfold many interesting buildings

(unfold is a kind of ...) make visible

"Summer brings out bright clothes" "He brings out the best in her"

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