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Synonyms for unravel
ʌnˈræv əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unravel, unknot, unscramble, untangle, unpick(verb)

    become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of

    "unravel the thread"

    Synonyms:
    unpick, run, disentangle, ravel out, extricate, ravel, disencumber, untangle, unscramble, unknot

    Antonyms:
    ravel, tangle, knot

  2. ravel, unravel, ravel out(verb)

    disentangle

    "can you unravel the mystery?"

    Synonyms:
    knot, run, ravel out, ravel, tangle, untangle, unscramble, unpick, unknot

    Antonyms:
    ravel, knot, tangle

  3. run, unravel(verb)

    become undone

    "the sweater unraveled"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, unscramble, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, ravel, run away, move, turn tail, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, ravel out, flow, melt down, track down, break away, untangle, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, unknot, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, unpick, melt

    Antonyms:
    tangle, knot, ravel

Wiktionary

  1. unravel(verb)

    to separate the threads (of)

    Synonyms:
    unsnarl, unriddle, disentangle, solve

  2. unravel(verb)

    Synonyms:
    solve, unsnarl, unriddle, disentangle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unravel(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disentangle, extricate, ravel, untwist

  2. unravel(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    unfold, decipher, interpret, understand, resolve, solve, explain, read, clear up, make out

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    disentangle, undo, self-destruct, decipher

How to say unravel in sign language?

  1. unravel

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Translations for unravel

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  • páratCzech
  • zunichte gemacht werden, einstürzen, aufdröseln, auflösen, zusammenstürzen, auftrennen, zugrundegehen, vernichtet werden, lösen, zusammenbrechen, ausfasern, enthüllen, zusammenfallen, zerfasern, entwirren, enträtseln, auseinanderdröseln, offenlegenGerman
  • desenredar, deshilar, desenmarañarSpanish
  • résoudre, démêler, dénouerFrench
  • खोलनाHindi
  • szálakra bont, kibogozHungarian
  • sfilacciare, smagliare, districare, disfareItalian
  • 解く, ほぐすJapanese
  • wete, whakamatara, wetewete, ui, weweteMāori
  • ontrafelen, ontwarrenDutch
  • rakneNorwegian
  • desemaranharPortuguese
  • deșiraRomanian
  • распутать, распутыватьRussian
  • reda ut, rämna, fransaSwedish
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