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unweave

[uhn-weev]
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verb (used with object), un·wove, un·wo·ven, un·weav·ing.
  1. to undo, take apart, or separate (something woven); unravel.
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Origin of unweave

First recorded in 1535–45; un-2 + weave
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Related Words for unweave

extricate, unravel, disentangle, unscramble, unwind, loosen, free, untangle, untwist, unweave, untwine, unsnarl, unbraid, explain, solve, disencumber, disembroil

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Historical Examples of unweave

  • Florence sunk into the chair shuddering; she had no strength to unweave the ominous wreath from her head.

    Fashion and Famine

    Ann S. Stephens

  • It is to unweave a stuff, to draw out thread by thread, so as to separate the gold.