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Unfold


UNFOLD, verb intransitive

1. To open folds; to expand; to spread out.

2. To open any thing covered or close; to lay open to view or contemplation; to disclose; to reveal; as, to unfold one's designs; to unfold the principles of a science.

3. To declare; to tell; to disclose.

UNFOLD the passion of my love.

4. To display; as, to unfold the works of creation.

5. To release from a fold or pen; as, to unfold sheep.