[ US /ənˈɹævəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ʌnɹˈævə‍l/ ]
  1. become undone
    the sweater unraveled
  2. become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
    unravel the thread
  3. disentangle
    can you unravel the mystery?
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How To Use unravel In A Sentence

  • C.N), the largest U.S. bank and a major casualty of the crisis, could fall below $10 a share, less than a third of its 150-day moving average price of $32.82, as the credit crisis unravels further.
  • Salvation came in the form of a doctor who was able to help Sterry unravel the knots - and in the form of his wife.
  • The Bush stooges and their lackeys in the media know that they are hanging by a tenuous thread that is unraveling ever faster and faster.
  • It threatens to unravel a deal over the long-running pay dispute which led to an all-out strike.
  • Golf superstar Tiger Woods and TV celebrity Jesse James have seen their lives unravel amid revelations of cheating on their spouses, in part by arranging liaisons via text messages.
  • unravel the thread
  • Either the New Deal has to unravel, which is what we hope for, or else the authoritarians LewRockwell.com Blog
  • That misprinted movie name is in hundreds of thousands of copies of The Great Unraveling; it will linger forever in the minds of many people who, like us journalists, don't know that there's an error to look for.
  • Some are quite basic, mere saucer-like indentations, but others are exquisitely engineered with intricate pivots and fulcrums unravelling to form a protruding secure holder.
  • Logging on gives you apage full of little hand grenades: impossible-to-understand, context-free sentences that take five minutes of research to unravel and which then turn out to be stupid, irrel­e­vant, or pertaining to the tele­vi­sion series Battlestar Galactica. hughstimson.org » Blog Archive » Openly Twitter-Doubting
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