Antonyms of verb unfold

1 of 4 senses of unfold

Sense 4
unfold, spread, spread out, open -- (spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms")
       Antonym of fold (Sense 1)
      => fold, fold up, turn up -- (bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb unfold

4 senses of unfold

Sense 1
blossom, blossom out, blossom forth, unfold -- (develop or come to a promising stage; "Youth blossomed into maturity")
       => develop -- (grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment; "A flower developed on the branch"; "The country developed into a mighty superpower"; "The embryo develops into a fetus"; "This situation has developed over a long time")

Sense 2
unfold -- (open to the view; "A walk through town will unfold many interesting buildings")
       => uncover, bring out, unveil, reveal -- (make visible; "Summer brings out bright clothes"; "He brings out the best in her")

Sense 3
unfold, stretch, stretch out, extend -- (extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length; "Unfold the newspaper"; "stretch out that piece of cloth"; "extend the TV antenna")
       => change shape, change form, deform -- (assume a different shape or form)

Sense 4
unfold, spread, spread out, open -- (spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms")
       => undo -- (cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions")

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