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English verb: unroll

1. unroll (contact) reverse the winding or twisting of

SamplesUnwind a ball of yarn.

Synonymsunwind, wind off

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)displace, move

Antonymstwine, wrap, wind, roll

2. unroll (change) unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state

SamplesUnfurl a banner.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)change surface

Antonymswrap up, roll up

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