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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 un·fold /-ˈfold/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·fold v. t.
 1. To open the folds of; to expand; to spread out; as, to unfold a tablecloth.
    Unfold thy forehead gathered into frowns.   --Herbert.
 2. To open, as anything covered or close; to lay open to view or contemplation; to bring out in all the details, or by successive development; to display; to disclose; to reveal; to elucidate; to explain; as, to unfold one's designs; to unfold the principles of a science.
    Unfold the passion of my love.   --Shak.
 3. To release from a fold or pen; as, to unfold sheep.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·fold, v. i. To open; to expand; to become disclosed or developed.
 The wind blows cold
 While the morning doth unfold.   --J. Fletcher.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: develop or come to a promising stage; "Youth blossomed into
           maturity" [syn: blossom, blossom out, blossom forth]
      2: open to the view; "A walk through town will unfold many
         interesting buildings"
      3: extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length;
         "Unfold the newspaper"; "stretch out that piece of cloth";
         "extend the TV antenna" [syn: stretch, stretch out, extend]
      4: spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the
         map"; "spread your arms" [syn: spread, spread out, open]
         [ant: fold]