unfold: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (un-fōld'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to bring out of a folded state; spread or open out: Unfold your arms.
  2. to spread out or lay open to view.
  3. to reveal or display.
  4. to reveal or disclose in words, esp. by careful or systematic exposition; set forth; explain.
  1. to become unfolded; open.
  2. to develop.
  3. to become clear, apparent, or known: The protagonist's character unfolds as the story reaches its climax.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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