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unriddle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of unriddle

  1. 1 to find an answer for through reasoning <I managed to unriddle the novel's central mystery before the main character did> Synonyms answer, break, crack, dope (out), figure out, puzzle (out), resolve, riddle (out), unravel, solve, work, work outRelated Words conclude, decide, deduce, gather, infer, judge, reason; clear (up), iron out, straighten (out), unscramble, untangle, untie; assume, conjecture, divine, guess, presume, speculate; decipher, decode

  2. 2 to make plain or understandable <the all-encompassing genius of Leonardo da Vinci is something that no biographer could ever hope to unriddle> Synonyms clarify, clear (up), construe, demonstrate, demystify, elucidate, explicate, expound, get across, illuminate, illustrate, interpret, simplify, spell out, explainRelated Words decipher, decode; analyze, break down; disentangle, undo, unravel, unscramble, untangle; resolve, solve; define, specify; annotate, commentate, glossNear Antonyms befog, cloud; confound, confuse, obfuscateAntonyms obscure




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