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Verb: unfold  ,ún'fówld
  1. Develop or come to a promising stage
    - blossom, blossom out, blossom forth
     
  2. Open to the view
    "A walk through town will unfold many interesting buildings"
     
  3. Make longer or of full length; remove folds by pulling
    "Unfold the newspaper";
    - stretch, stretch out, extend
     
  4. Spread out or open from a closed or folded state
    "unfold your arms";
    - spread, spread out, open

Derived forms: unfolded, unfolding, unfolds

Type of: bring out, change form, change shape, deform, develop, reveal, uncover, undo, unveil

Antonym: fold

Encyclopedia: Unfold