|1.||[ verb ] develop or come to a promising stage|
|Synonyms:||blossom blossom_forth blossom_out|
"Youth blossomed into maturity"
|Related terms:||develop develop unfolding|
|2.||[ verb ] open to the view|
"A walk through town will unfold many interesting buildings"
|3.||[ verb ] extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length|
|Synonyms:||stretch stretch_out extend|
"Unfold the newspaper" "stretch out that piece of cloth" "extend the TV antenna"
|Related terms:||change_shape extend|
|4.||[ verb ] spread out or open from a closed or folded state|
|Synonyms:||spread open spread_out|
"open the map" "spread your arms"
|Related terms:||fold undo grass butterfly divaricate uncross splay exfoliate opening|