Definitions and translations for "unravel"

Definition of unravel

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Verb
1. To separate the threads (of); disentangle
Stop playing with the seam of the tablecloth! You will unravel it.
Mother couldn't unravel the ball of wool after the cat had played with it.
2. To become undone; to collapse
New Ponzi Scheme Unravels!
3. To clear from complication or difficulty; to unfold; to solve.
To unravel a plot
To unravel a mystery
To unravel the confusion
4. To separate the connected or united parts of; to throw into disorder; to confuse.
To unravel the global compromise achieved in the Constitutional Treaty
To unravel the broad consensus which was created
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English - English - unravel

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v. untwist, unwind, untangle; become unraveled; solve, figure out

English - Spanish - unravel

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v. desenredar, desembrollar, desenmarañar, desentrañar, desenvolver, deshacer una malla, desmallar, desovillar; desenredarse, desenmarañarse

English - French - unravel

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v. défaire; débrouiller, démêler; dénouer, résoudre

English - German - unravel

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v. entwirren, auftrennen; lösen

English - Indonesian - unravel

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v. menyelesaikan kekusutan, membuka seluk-beluk, terurai, lepas-lepas

English - Italian - unravel

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v. dipanare, sbrogliare, districare; (fig) chiarire

English - Polish - unravel

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v. rozplatać, rozmotać, odmotać, rozplatać się, odplątać, odwikłać, rozwikłać, odkręcić, strzępić się, rozwikłać zagadkę, wyjaśniać, rozszyfrować, wyświetlać się, wyjaśnić

English - Portuguese - unravel

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v. desatar, descosturar; resolver, solucionar

English - Romanian - unravel

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v. destrăma, descurca, descurca: se descurca, desface, dezlâna, deşira, descoperi, dezlega, desluşi, lămuri {fig.}

English - Russian - unravel

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г. распутывать, распутать, распутываться, разлезаться, разгадывать, объяснять

English - Turkish - unravel

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f. çözmek, sökmek (örgü), aydınlatmak, çözülmek, sökülmek (örgü)

English - Ukrainian - unravel

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v. розплутувати, розплутуватися, розгадувати, виплутувати, висновувати

English - Dutch - unravel

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ww. ontwarren, uitspreiden, oplossen

English - Greek - unravel

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ρήμ. ξεμπλέκω, ξεμπερδεύω, λύω, εκτυλίσσω

English - Arabic - unravel

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‏حل الخيوط أو الألغاز، نحل، إنحل‏

English - Chinese - unravel

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(动) 阐明, 解开, 解释; 散开

English - Chinese - unravel

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(動) 闡明, 解開, 解釋; 散開

English - Hindi - unravel

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v. खोलना, खोल देना

English - Japanese - unravel

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(動) ほどく; 解く; 解決する

English - Korean - unravel

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동. 얽힌 것을 풀다; 얽힌 것이 풀리다; 해결하다, 밝히다

English - Vietnamese - unravel

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v. tháo sợi vải, chỉnh đốn công việc
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Synonyms for unravel
1. untangle: unroll, unwind, disengage, undo, ravel
2. resolve: disclose, interpret, free, explain, solve, render
Verb forms for unravel
Present participle: unraveling
Present: unravel (3.person: unravels)
Past: unraveled
Future: will unravel
Present conditional: would unravel
Present Perfect: have unraveled (3.person: has unraveled)
Past Perfect: had unraveled
Future Perfect: will have unraveled
Past conditional: would have unraveled