Definitions for unwrapʌnˈræp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•wrapʌnˈræp(v.)-wrapped, -wrap•ping.

  1. (v.t.)to remove or open the wrapping of.

  2. to open (something wrapped).

  3. (v.i.)to become unwrapped.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwrap, undo(verb)

    remove the outer cover or wrapping of

    "Let's unwrap the gifts!"; "undo the parcel"

  2. unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out(verb)

    make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

    "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"; "unwrap the evidence in the murder case"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unwrap(verb)ʌnˈræp

    to take off the paper or plastic that covers sth

    a girl unwrapping her birthday presents


  1. unwrap(Verb)

    To open or undo, as what is wrapped or folded.

  2. Origin: From unwrappen, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unwrap(verb)

    to open or undo, as what is wrapped or folded

Translations for unwrap

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to open (something wrapped or folded)

He unwrapped the gift.

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