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Definition of 'unravel'


  1. become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of; "unravel the thread"
       Synonyms: unknot unscramble untangle unpick
       Antonyms: ravel tangle knot ravel tangle knot
  2. disentangle; "can you unravel the mystery?"
       Synonyms: ravel ravel out
       Antonyms: ravel tangle knot
  3. become undone; "the sweater unraveled"
       Synonyms: run

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