- to separate the threads (of)
- Stop playing with the seam of the table cloth! You will unravel it.
- Mother couldn't unravel the ball of wool anymore after the cat had played with it.
unraveling and unraveled are primarily US while unravelling and unravelled are primarily UK.
Adverbs for Unravel
persistently; easily; intelligently; patiently; diligently; monotonously.
account for, allegorize, answer, avulse, bottom, break, break loose, break out, carry away, clarify, clear, clear up, come apart, come off, come undone, come unstuck, crack, crack up, cut loose, cut out, debug, decipher, decode, demonstrate, demythologize, deracinate, dig out, dig up, disembarrass, disembroil, disengage, disentangle, disintegrate, disintricate, disinvolve, dislodge, dissolve, divine, do, dope, dope out, draw, draw out, dredge, dredge up, elucidate, enlighten, eradicate, euhemerize, evolve, evulse, excavate, excise, exemplify, explain, explain away, explicate, exposit, expound, exsect, extract, extricate, fall off, fall to pieces, fathom, figure out, find out, find the answer, find the solution, fly apart, free, get, get loose, get out, get right, give reason for, give the meaning, give way, go to pieces, gouge out, grub up, guess, guess right, have it, hit it, illuminate, illustrate, interpret, make clear, make out, make plain, mine, open the lock, peel off, pick out, pluck out, pluck up, plumb, popularize, psych, psych out, pull, pull out, pull up, puzzle out, quarry, rake out, rationalize, ravel, ravel out, release, remove, resolve, riddle, rip out, root out, root up, shed light upon, show, show how, show the way, simplify, solve, sort out, spell out, spring apart, start, take out, tear loose, tear out, throw light upon, unbraid, unclutter, uncoil, undo, unearth, unfold, unknot, unlock, unmix, unriddle, unscramble, unsnarl, untangle, unthread, untwine, untwist, unweave, unwind, uproot, weed out, withdraw, work, work out, wrest out
- Rhymes: -ævəl