verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of unfold
Examples from the Web for unfold
Earlier this year, we also watched “The Gittip Crisis” unfold.
You see, Molly also knows things—some of which unfold in flashbacks—with many more revelations likely to come in future episodes.
Where You Are comprises 12 individual pamphlets, some of which unfold into larger maps and diagrams.Crazy Cartography: Artists and Writers Conjure a Slew of Imaginative Maps|Lauren Elkin|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The transponder is really the tripwire for whatever began to unfold on that jet.
[Laughs] It was the president of DreamWorks Television and they were watching this unfold in the news.‘The Americans’ Showrunners Dissect the Secrets of Season 2|Andrew Romano|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If these gloomy walls could speak, what tragedies they could unfold!Memoirs of John R. Young|John Young
A pull on each, and the doors leading to the back-yard open and unfold themselves.
It is the sublime drama of all the ages, and the last act is now on, the final scene about to unfold.The Strength of the 'Mormon' Position|Orson F. Whitney
O then, replied Orsino, unfold to her the passion of my love.The Chautauquan, Vol. III, December 1882|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
I grieve much, my beloved reader, that I cannot unfold to thee all the particulars of my political intrigue.Pelham, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Old English unfealdan, "to open or unwrap the folds of," also figuratively, "to disclose, reveal," from un- (2) "opposite of" + fold (v.). Cf. Middle Dutch ontvouden, German entfalten. Intransitive sense is attested from late 14c. Related: Unfolded; unfolding.