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Unravel

Unravel

WordNet



verb


(1)   Become undone
"The sweater unraveled"
(2)   Become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
"Unravel the thread"
(3)   Disentangle
"Can you unravel the mystery?"
Wiktonary



Verb



  1. to separate the threads (of)
    Stop playing with the seam of the table cloth! You will unravel it.
    Mother couldn't unravel the ball of wool anymore after the cat had played with it.

Usage notes


unraveling and unraveled are primarily US while unravelling and unravelled are primarily UK.