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Synonyms for unravel
ʌnˈræv əlun·rav·el

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  1. unravelverb

    unsnarl, unriddle, disentangle, solve

  2. unravelverb

    to separate the threads (of)

    solve, unsnarl, unriddle, disentangle

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  1. unravel, unknot, unscramble, untangle, unpickverb

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

    "unravel the thread"

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

    ravel, tangle, knot

  2. ravel, unravel, ravel outverb


    "can you unravel the mystery?"

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

    ravel, knot, tangle

  3. run, unravelverb

    become undone

    "the sweater unraveled"

    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

    tangle, knot, ravel

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  1. unravelverb

    disentangle, extricate, ravel, untwist

  2. unravelverb

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

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  1. unravelverb

    disentangle, extricate, ravel, decipher, unfold

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "unravel":

    disentangle, undo, self-destruct, decipher

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How to use unravel in a sentence?

  1. Clemens Driessen:

    It's this most amazing logistical system, But as soon as you say you can no longer transport the animals, it all starts to unravel.

  2. Tom Lackey:

    We're not trying to unravel Proposition 47, we believe this was one of the pieces of Proposition 47 that was unintended in the mind of the voter.

  3. Subo Dong:

    Like many mysteries in astronomy, it may take years, if not decades, of observational and theoretical efforts to unravel it.

  4. Aloo Denish:

    Biochemistry unveils the molecular blueprints of existence, empowering us to unravel the mysteries of life and harness its potential for the betterment of humankind.

  5. Clifford V. Villalon:

    Cryptology is a game of decoding. But it doesn't require high intellect to unravel what the less educated have encoded.

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