What does unfold mean?

Definitions for unfoldʌnˈfoʊld

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blossom, blossom out, blossom forth, unfold(verb)

    develop or come to a promising stage

    "Youth blossomed into maturity"

  2. unfold(verb)

    open to the view

    "A walk through town will unfold many interesting buildings"

  3. unfold, stretch, stretch out, extend(verb)

    extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length

    "Unfold the newspaper"; "stretch out that piece of cloth"; "extend the TV antenna"

  4. unfold, spread, spread out, open(verb)

    spread out or open from a closed or folded state

    "open the map"; "spread your arms"

Wiktionary

  1. unfold(Verb)

    To undo a folding.

  2. unfold(Verb)

    To turn out to happen; to develop.

  3. unfold(Verb)

    To reveal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unfold(verb)

    to open the folds of; to expand; to spread out; as, to unfold a tablecloth

  2. Unfold(verb)

    to open, as anything covered or close; to lay open to view or contemplation; to bring out in all the details, or by successive development; to display; to disclose; to reveal; to elucidate; to explain; as, to unfold one's designs; to unfold the principles of a science

  3. Unfold(verb)

    to release from a fold or pen; as, to unfold sheep

  4. Unfold(verb)

    to open; to expand; to become disclosed or developed

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unfold

    un-fōld′, v.t. to open the folds of: to release from a fold: to spread out: to tell.—v.i. to spread open, expand, develop.—ns. Unfold′er; Unfold′ing; Unfold′ment.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfold in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfold in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Erich Fromm:

    The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.

  2. William Wordsworth:

    How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold Because the lovely little flower is free Down to its root, and in that freedom bold.

  3. Dr. Karl Menninger:

    Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.

  4. Anna James:

    The true purpose of education is to cherish and unfold the seed of immortality already sown within us to develop, to their fullest extent, the capacities of every kind with which the God who made us has endowed us.

  5. Jason Glassberg:

    The full and true impact of this has not been felt yet. We're still in the process of watching this unfold and we don't know what's going to happen in the long-term, i'd be surprised if the stock didn't take a hit at some point.

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