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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.


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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