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Synonyms for ravel
ˈræv əlrav·el

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ravel

    separate, undo, untwist, unwind, disentangle

    entangle, complicate, conglomerate, contuse

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ravel, Maurice Ravelnoun

    French composer and exponent of Impressionism (1875-1937)

    run, ladder

    untangle, unpick, unknot, ravel out, unravel, unscramble

  2. run, ladder, ravelverb

    a row of unravelled stitches

    "she got a run in her stocking"

    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, discharge, campaign, run, footrace, foot race, test, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, streamlet, running

    ravel out, unravel, unscramble, unpick, unknot, untangle

  3. ravel, unravel, ravel outverb


    "can you unravel the mystery?"

    knot, run, ravel out, tangle, unravel, untangle, unscramble, unpick, unknot

    ravel out, unscramble, unravel, unpick, unknot, untangle

  4. ravel, tangle, knotverb

    tangle or complicate

    "a ravelled story"

    entangle, knot, sweep, drag, dishevel, embroil, sweep up, tangle, unravel, ravel out, mat, drag in, snarl, tousle

    unscramble, ravel out, unknot, unravel, untangle, unpick

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Editors Contribution

  1. tangle

    a spider that is raveling a fly into its web is also tangling the fly up.

    the fly was tangled up in the spider's web.

    Submitted by Cat Lady on October 4, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ravelverb

    disentangle, untwist, unravel

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  1. ravelverb


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  1. Ry Cooder:

    I like classical music. I especially like the French composers: Ravel in particular. Debussy. That's so soothing in a nervous world.

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