Un*rav"el (?), v. t. [1st pref. un- (intensive) + ravel.]

1.

To disentangle; to disengage or separate the threads of; as, to unravel a stocking.

2.

Hence, to clear from complication or difficulty; to unfold; to solve; as, to unravel a plot.

3.

To separate the connected or united parts of; to throw into disorder; to confuse.

"Art shall be conjured for it, and nature all unraveled."

Dryden.

 

© Webster 1913.


Un*rav"el, v. i.

To become unraveled, in any sense.

 

© Webster 1913.

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