Definitions and translations for "unfold"

Definition of unfold

Pronunciation
Verb
1. To undo a folding.
To unfold a map; to unfold a tablecloth; she unpacks the new dress and unfolds it carefully
2. To turn out; to happen; to develop.
3. To reveal.
4. To open (anything covered or closed); to lay open to view or contemplation; to bring out in all the details, or by successive development.
To unfold one's designs;  to unfold the principles of a science
5. To release from a fold or pen.
To unfold sheep
Noun
6. In functional programming, a kind of higher-order function that is the opposite of a fold.
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English - English - unfold

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v. open something that was folded; reveal, explain; become unfolded, be revealed, become apparent

English - Spanish - unfold

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v. desdoblar, desarrollar, descoger, desplegar; desarrollarse, evolucionar; desplegarse, abrirse, desdoblarse

English - French - unfold

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v. ouvrir; découvrir, dévoiler, exposer; se révéler

English - German - unfold

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v. öffnen; entdecken, klären; entfalten, enthüllen; darlegen, entwickeln

English - Indonesian - unfold

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v. membuka, mengembangkan, memperkembangkan, membentangkan, membeberkan, terhampar, berkembang, mengorak

English - Italian - unfold

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v. spiegare, stendere, distendere; aprire; (fig) dischiudere, svelare, rivelare, scoprire, palesare; narrare

English - Polish - unfold

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v. odsłonić, wyjawiać, teoria: wykładać teorię, rozwijać się, roztaczać się, jaw: wychodzić na jaw, odsłaniać, wyjawić

English - Portuguese - unfold

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v. abrir; desvelar, aclarar; ser descoberto

English - Romanian - unfold

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v. deschide, desface, desfăşura, ieşi la iveală, desfăşura: se desfăşura, desface: se desface, despături, dezvălui, expune, destăinui, răsfira, scoate din ţară

English - Russian - unfold

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г. развертывать, распускаться, развертываться, раскрывать, открывать, раскрываться

English - Turkish - unfold

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f. açmak, sermek, açıklamak, açılmak, yayılmak, gelişmek (öykü), gözler önüne serilmek

English - Ukrainian - unfold

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v. розгортати, розгортатися, розкривати, розпускатися, розвивати, розвиватися

English - Dutch - unfold

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ww. openen, ontdekken, verklaren; openbaren

English - Greek - unfold

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ρήμ. ξεδιπλώνω, αποκαλύπτω, αναπτύσσω

English - Arabic - unfold

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‏تفتح، إنتشر، نشر، فض، كشف، ظهر للعيان، تجلى للعيان، نما، فتح‏

English - Chinese - unfold

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(动) 展开, 显露, 打开; 伸展, 呈现, 开花

English - Chinese - unfold

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(動) 展開, 顯露, 打開; 伸展, 呈現, 開花

English - Hindi - unfold

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v. खोलना, फैलाना, प्रकट करना, उधेड़ना, प्रकाशित करना

English - Japanese - unfold

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(動) 開く; 明らかにする; 展開する

English - Korean - unfold

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동. 접힌 것을 펴다; 보이다, 드러내다, 설명하다; 접힌 것이 펼쳐 지다, 분명해지다

English - Vietnamese - unfold

Pronunciation
v. mở ra, phô ra, bày ra trước mắt, tiết lộ, bày tỏ
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Synonyms for unfold
1. solve: clear up, figure out, decipher, unravel, unearth, resolve
2. develop: evolve, elaborate, explain, reveal, show, describe
3. open: extend, expand
Verb forms for unfold
Present participle: unfolding
Present: unfold (3.person: unfolds)
Past: unfolded
Future: will unfold
Present conditional: would unfold
Present Perfect: have unfolded (3.person: has unfolded)
Past Perfect: had unfolded
Future Perfect: will have unfolded
Past conditional: would have unfolded