verb (used with object), rav·eled, rav·el·ing or (especially British) rav·elled, rav·el·ling.
verb (used without object), rav·eled, rav·el·ing or (especially British) rav·elled, rav·el·ling.
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Origin of ravel
OTHER WORDS FROM ravelrav·el·er; especially British, rav·el·ler, nounrav·el·ly, adjective
Words nearby ravel
Definition for ravel (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for ravel
So I started off with two influences: Ravel, directly, and also Bill Evans.
I associate Ravel with your music from the beginning of your career.
It was obvious to me that Bill Evans was influenced by Ravel, too.
At most, the piece underlines a common notion of Ravel as predicting later, more strenuously modern music.
What you hear could be Ravel reworking his own thoughts on music, if he'd lived into the 1960s.
Andrew Harben began to wonder where it would end and what he would do when he had no more pants to ravel.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
No, that's true; for you shall have one woman knit more in an hour, than any man can ravel again in seven-and-twenty years.
Mark all notches with basting thread, tailor's chalk, or notch the goods if it does not ravel.Textiles and Clothing|Kate Heintz Watson
The marking thread should be through every stitch so that they cannot ravel.Needlework Economies|Various
They ravel more, still less resolved: they become more confused, and ever less disentangled.