unwrap

verb
un·​wrap | \ ˌən-ˈrap How to pronounce unwrap (audio) \
unwrapped; unwrapping; unwraps

Definition of unwrap

transitive verb

: to remove the wrapping from : disclose unwrap a package unwrap evidence in a criminal case

Examples of unwrap in a Sentence

Unwrap the bandages so I can see the wound.
Recent Examples on the Web Carefully unwrap each package of ribs, and transfer the racks, meaty side up, to the wire cooling rack. Jessica Battilana, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 May 2021 The Worcester Red Sox officially unwrap Polar Park, their new gem of a ballyard with yesteryear touches, on Tuesday afternoon. BostonGlobe.com, 8 May 2021 The adoring cat mom will be happy to unwrap the Canopy bed from Cat Person, a design-forward brand for all things feline. Nicola Fumo, Forbes, 7 May 2021 The adoring cat mom will be happy to unwrap the Canopy bed from Cat Person, a design-forward brand for all things feline. Nicola Fumo, Forbes, 4 May 2021 Then, unwrap the string from the bottom part that's under the ring. Korin Miller, Health.com, 22 Apr. 2021 People just unwrap their food and put it in a microwave. Jim Ruland, Los Angeles Times, 6 Apr. 2021 Eddie, South Bend, Indiana. A: A few things to unwrap here. Ira Winderman, sun-sentinel.com, 26 Mar. 2021 Theater instructions used to be simple: Turn off your cellphone and unwrap your candy before the show starts. New York Times, 28 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of unwrap

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unwrap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unwrap. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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unwrap

verb

English Language Learners Definition of unwrap

: to remove the covering that is around something

unwrap

verb
un·​wrap | \ ˌən-ˈrap How to pronounce unwrap (audio) \
unwrapped; unwrapping

Kids Definition of unwrap

: to remove the wrapping from

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