[ US /ənˈɹævəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ʌnɹˈævə‍l/ ]
VERB
  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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