Synonyms of unravel in English:

unravel


See definition of unravel

verb

1‘he cut the rope and started to unravel its strands’

SYNONYMS

untangle, disentangle, straighten out, separate out, unsnarl, unknot, unwind, untwist, undo, untie, unkink, unjumble

ANTONYMS

entangle, tangle

2‘detectives are still trying to unravel the mystery surrounding the death of a wealthy farmer’

SYNONYMS

solve, resolve, work out, clear up, puzzle out, find an answer to, get to the bottom of, explain, elucidate, fathom, decipher, decode, crack, penetrate, untangle, unfold, settle, reveal, clarify, sort out, make head or tail of

informal figure out, suss, suss out

ANTONYMS

complicate

3‘a society that does not shelter its young is a society starting to unravel’

SYNONYMS

fall apart, come apart, come apart at the seams, fail, collapse, go wrong

ANTONYMS

succeed