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English verb: unwrap

1. unwrap (contact) remove the outer cover or wrapping of


SamplesLet's unwrap the gifts!.
Undo the parcel.


Synonymsundo


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)expose, uncover


Antonymswrap, wrap up

2. unwrap (communication) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret


SamplesThe auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold.
The actress won't reveal how old she is.
Bring out the truth.
He broke the news to her.
Unwrap the evidence in the murder case.


Synonymsbreak, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)tell


Narrower (hyponym)babble, babble out, betray, bewray, blab, blab out, blackwash, blow, come out, come out of the closet, confide, leak, let the cat out of the bag, muckrake, out, out, peach, reveal, sing, spill the beans, spring, talk, tattle


Causebreak, get around, get out


Verb groupbreak, get around, get out









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