unravel, unknot, unscramble, untangle, unpickverb
become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
"unravel the thread"
ravel, unravel, ravel outverb
"can you unravel the mystery?"
"the sweater unraveled"
to separate the threads (of)
to disentangle; to disengage or separate the threads of; as, to unravel a stocking
hence, to clear from complication or difficulty; to unfold; to solve; as, to unravel a plot
to separate the connected or united parts of; to throw into disorder; to confuse
to become unraveled, in any sense
"Unravel" is the third song on the album Homogenic by Björk, which was released in 1997. The song features a prominent example of Björk's use of a half-singing, half-speaking technique which, according to folklore specialist Njall Sigurason, is comparable to that of Old Icelandic choirmen. Structurally, the song is made up of a slowly sweeping melody, saxophones, a church organ, and distant-sounding electronic beats.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-rav′el, v.t. to take out of a ravelled state: to unfold or explain: to separate.—v.i. to be disentangled.—adj Unrav′elable.—ns. Unrav′eller; Unrav′elment.
The numerical value of unravel in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of unravel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
That has the potential to be the most destabilizing part of this epidemic, even a single death among health care workers... could make the whole thing unravel.
Cryptology is a game of decoding. But it doesn't require high intellect to unravel what the less educated have encoded.
We've passed the tipping point in the AIDS fight at the global level, but not all countries are there yet, and the gains made can easily stall or unravel.
It would unravel the British deal, really, because the basic assumption is that this is a proposal for the UK.
We’re taking over 2,000 prayer flags that have been dedicated over the last 5 years in honor of cancer patients locally in the United States to the base camp of Mt. Everest where we ’ll leave them to slowly disintegrate over time, tibetan’s believe if youhang them in the mountain high winds those winds will beat at them and the little threads [ that ] start to unravel from these flags are supposed to be a representation of strength, hope and wellbeing.
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- zunichte gemacht werden, einstürzen, aufdröseln, auflösen, zusammenstürzen, auftrennen, zugrundegehen, vernichtet werden, lösen, zusammenbrechen, ausfasern, enthüllen, zusammenfallen, zerfasern, entwirren, enträtseln, auseinanderdröseln, offenlegenGerman
- desenredar, deshilar, desenmarañarSpanish
- باز کردنPersian
- résoudre, démêler, dénouerFrench
- szálakra bont, kibogozHungarian
- sfilacciare, smagliare, districare, disfareItalian
- 解く, ほぐすJapanese
- wete, whakamatara, wetewete, ui, weweteMāori
- ontrafelen, ontwarrenDutch
- распутать, распутыватьRussian
- reda ut, rämna, fransaSwedish
- அவிழ்த்து விடுங்கள்Tamil
- làm sáng tỏVietnamese
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