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unfold

[ uhn-fohld ]
/ 蕦n藞fo蕣ld /
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verb (used with object)
to bring out of a folded state; spread or open out: Unfold your arms.
to spread out or lay open to view.
to reveal or display.
to reveal or disclose in words, especially by careful or systematic exposition; set forth; explain.
verb (used without object)
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Origin of unfold

before 900; Middle English unfolden,Old English unfealdan; cognate with German entfalten.See un-2, fold1

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British Dictionary definitions for unfold

unfold
/ (蕦n藞f蓹蕣ld) /

verb
to open or spread out or be opened or spread out from a folded state
to reveal or be revealedthe truth unfolds
to develop or expand or be developed or expanded

Derived forms of unfold

unfolder, noun
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