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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfurl, unrollverb

    unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state

    "unfurl a banner"


  1. unfurlverb

    To unroll or release something that had been rolled up, typically a sail or a flag.

    They unfurled the flag at the start of the festival.

  2. unfurlverb

    To roll out or debut anything.

    When will we be unfurling the new feature?

  3. unfurlverb

    To turn out or unfold; to evolve; to progress.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Unfurlverb

    To expand; to unfold; to open.

    The next motion is that of unfurling the fan, in which are several little flirts and vibrations. Addison.

    Her ships anchor’d, and her sails unfurl’d
    In either Indies. Matthew Prior.

    His sails by Cupid’s hand unfurl’d,
    To keep the fair, he gave the world. Matthew Prior.


  1. Unfurl

    Unfurl is the third studio album by Australian singer-songwriter Ry X. It was released on 15 February 2019 through Infectious Music.


  1. unfurl

    Unfurl generally means to spread or open out something that has previously been closed or rolled up, like a flag, umbrella, or a sail. It can also metaphorically refer to revealing or disclosing information or emotions that have been hidden or suppressed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unfurl

    to loose from a furled state; to unfold; to expand; to open or spread; as, to unfurl sails; to unfurl a flag

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unfurl

    un-furl′, v.t. to loose from being furled: to unfold, display: to spread.—v.i. to be spread out.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfurl in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfurl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of unfurl in a Sentence

  1. Jen Ramsey:

    Be patient - let yourself unfurl one delicate leaf at a time.

  2. Vanna Bonta:

    If you were the sky, I would unfurl myself in you, as a rainbow of colors yet unseen. I would become oceans of stars in your night.

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