verb un·rid·dle \ˌən-ˈri-dəl\

Definition of UNRIDDLE

transitive verb
:  to find the explanation of :  figure out, solve <unriddle a puzzle> <no trouble unriddling three-part syllogisms — New Yorker>; also :  to make understandable :  explain <just trying to unriddle the man — Helen Dudar>

Examples of UNRIDDLE

  1. <I managed to unriddle the novel's central mystery before the main character did.>
  2. <the all-encompassing genius of Leonardo da Vinci is something that no biographer could ever hope to unriddle>

First Known Use of UNRIDDLE

circa 1586

Rhymes with UNRIDDLE


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