Antonyms of verb unravel

2 of 3 senses of unravel

Sense 1
unravel, unknot, unscramble, untangle, unpick -- (become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of; "unravel the thread")
       Antonym of ravel (Sense 2)
      => ravel, tangle, knot -- (tangle or complicate; "a ravelled story")

Sense 2
ravel, unravel, ravel out -- (disentangle; "can you unravel the mystery?")
       Antonym of ravel (Sense 2)
      => ravel, tangle, knot -- (tangle or complicate; "a ravelled story")

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

3 senses of unravel

Sense 1
unravel, unknot, unscramble, untangle, unpick -- (become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of; "unravel the thread")
       => undo -- (cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions")

Sense 2
ravel, unravel, ravel out -- (disentangle; "can you unravel the mystery?")
       => disentangle, unsnarl, straighten out -- (extricate from entanglement; "Can you disentangle the cord?")

Sense 3
run, unravel -- (become undone; "the sweater unraveled")
       => disintegrate -- (break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity; "The material disintegrated"; "the group disintegrated after the leader died")

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