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1. unfold

verb. ['ənˈfoʊld'] develop or come to a promising stage.

Synonyms

  • blossom out
  • develop
  • blossom forth

Antonyms

  • contract
  • disarrange
  • tie
  • clip

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Words that Rhyme with Unfold

  • uncontrolled
  • decontrolled
  • undersold
  • controlled
  • withhold
  • patrolled
  • oversold
  • fourfold
  • foretold
  • extolled
  • consoled
  • uphold
  • untold
  • unsold
  • twofold
  • strolled
  • resold
  • remold
  • outsold
  • machold
  • enrolled
  • enfold
  • cajoled
  • behold
  • scold
  • paroled
  • ahold
  • wold
  • vold
  • tolled

Example sentences of the word unfold


1. Adjective
Fold the top edge to the bottom edge, then crease and unfold.

2. Verb, past tense
Stand and unfold the paper as if you have notes written on it.

3. Verb, base form
LL: I can allow myself to unfold just as I am, without judgment.

Quotes containing the word unfold


1. I really feel like life will dictate itself. You should allow it to unfold as naturally as possible. Just go with the flow. When you're really desperate, you say a few prayers and hope for the best. That's the way I've always lived my life.
- Shania Twain

2. Some things don't last forever, but some things do. Like a good song, or a good book, or a good memory you can take out and unfold in your darkest times, pressing down on the corners and peering in close, hoping you still recognize the person you see there.
- Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby

3. Our story has three parts: a beginning, a middle, and an end. And although this is the way all stories unfold, I still can't believe that ours didn't go on forever.
- Nicholas Sparks, Dear John

2. unfold

verb. ['ənˈfoʊld'] extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length.

Synonyms

  • stretch
  • change shape
  • change form
  • extend
  • stretch out

Antonyms

  • braid
  • button
  • buckle
  • knot

3. unfold

verb. ['ənˈfoʊld'] open to the view.

Synonyms

  • unveil
  • bring out
  • uncover

Antonyms

  • plug in
  • pin
  • wire
  • staple

4. unfold

verb. ['ənˈfoʊld'] spread out or open from a closed or folded state.

Synonyms

  • butterfly
  • spread out
  • undo
  • open
  • uncross
  • splay
  • exfoliate
  • spread
  • divaricate

Antonyms

  • cross
  • belt
  • hitch
  • strap
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