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unwrap

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verb un·wrap \-ˈrap\

Simple Definition of unwrap

  • : to remove the covering that is around something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unwrap

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to remove the wrapping from :  disclose <unwrap a package> <unwrap evidence in a criminal case>

Examples of unwrap in a sentence

  1. Unwrap the bandages so I can see the wound.



14th Century

First Known Use of unwrap

14th century


UNWRAP Defined for Kids

unwrap

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verb un·wrap \ˌən-ˈrap\

Definition of unwrap for Students

unwrapped

unwrapping

  1. :  to remove the wrapping from




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