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unfurl

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verb un·furl \-ˈfər(-ə)l\

Simple Definition of unfurl

  • : to cause (something that is folded or rolled up) to open

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unfurl

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to release from a furled state

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to open out from or as if from a furled state :  unfold

Examples of unfurl in a sentence

  1. <after the protestors had unfurled their banner, it stretched from one side of the visitors' gallery to the other>



1641

First Known Use of unfurl

1641


UNFURL Defined for Kids

unfurl

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verb un·furl \ˌən-ˈfərl\

Definition of unfurl for Students

unfurled

unfurling

  1. :  to open out from a rolled or folded state <unfurl a flag>





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