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un·furl

 (ŭn-fûrl′)
tr. & intr.v. un·furled, un·furl·ing, un·furls
To spread or open (something) out or become spread or opened out.

unfurl

(ʌnˈfɜːl)
vb
to unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state

un•furl

(ʌnˈfɜrl)

v.t.
1. to spread or shake out from a furled state, as a sail or a flag; unfold.
v.i.
2. to become unfurled.
[1635–45]
un•furl′a•ble, adj.

unfurl


Past participle: unfurled
Gerund: unfurling

Imperative
unfurl
unfurl
Present
I unfurl
you unfurl
he/she/it unfurls
we unfurl
you unfurl
they unfurl
Preterite
I unfurled
you unfurled
he/she/it unfurled
we unfurled
you unfurled
they unfurled
Present Continuous
I am unfurling
you are unfurling
he/she/it is unfurling
we are unfurling
you are unfurling
they are unfurling
Present Perfect
I have unfurled
you have unfurled
he/she/it has unfurled
we have unfurled
you have unfurled
they have unfurled
Past Continuous
I was unfurling
you were unfurling
he/she/it was unfurling
we were unfurling
you were unfurling
they were unfurling
Past Perfect
I had unfurled
you had unfurled
he/she/it had unfurled
we had unfurled
you had unfurled
they had unfurled
Future
I will unfurl
you will unfurl
he/she/it will unfurl
we will unfurl
you will unfurl
they will unfurl
Future Perfect
I will have unfurled
you will have unfurled
he/she/it will have unfurled
we will have unfurled
you will have unfurled
they will have unfurled
Future Continuous
I will be unfurling
you will be unfurling
he/she/it will be unfurling
we will be unfurling
you will be unfurling
they will be unfurling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unfurling
you have been unfurling
he/she/it has been unfurling
we have been unfurling
you have been unfurling
they have been unfurling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unfurling
you will have been unfurling
he/she/it will have been unfurling
we will have been unfurling
you will have been unfurling
they will have been unfurling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unfurling
you had been unfurling
he/she/it had been unfurling
we had been unfurling
you had been unfurling
they had been unfurling
Conditional
I would unfurl
you would unfurl
he/she/it would unfurl
we would unfurl
you would unfurl
they would unfurl
Past Conditional
I would have unfurled
you would have unfurled
he/she/it would have unfurled
we would have unfurled
you would have unfurled
they would have unfurled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unfurl - unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled stateunfurl - unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state; "unfurl a banner"
change surface - undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
wrap up, roll up - form a cylinder by rolling; "roll up a banner"

unfurl

verb
1. open, unfold, open out, blossom two weeks later when the leaves unfurl
2. unfold, develop, progress as the dramatic changes in Europe continue to unfurl
Translations
folde utrulle ut

unfurl

[ʌnˈfɜːl] VTdesplegar

unfurl

[ˌʌnˈfɜːrl]
vt [+ sails, flag] → déployer
vi
[leaves] → se dérouler
(= develop) [events, scenes, story] → se dérouler

unfurl

vt flagaufrollen; saillosmachen; (peacock) tailentfalten
visich entfalten; (flag, sails also)sich aufrollen

unfurl

[ʌnˈfɜːl] vt (flag, banner) → spiegare
References in classic literature ?
Some of the sails were unfurled, and the Rangoon resumed its most rapid speed.
And at the zenith of his fame, how he would suddenly appear at the old village and stalk into church, brown and weather-beaten, in his black velvet doublet and trunks, his great jack-boots, his crimson sash, his belt bristling with horse-pistols, his crime-rusted cut- lass at his side, his slouch hat with waving plumes, his black flag unfurled, with the skull and crossbones on it, and hear with swelling ecstasy the whisperings, "It's Tom Sawyer the Pirate
Here, for the first time, the American flag was unfurled to the breeze that sweeps the great naked wastes of the central wilderness.
But we didn't answer; we just unfurled our heels and shoved.
Suddenly his vision was assailed by the sight of a rose-colored parasol gayly unfurled in a shop window, signaling the passer-by and setting him to dream of summer sunshine.
He then unfurled a little ensign which denoted that his craft bore a member of the royal family of Zodanga, and together we made our way through the maze of low-lying air vessels until we hung directly over the jeddak of Zodanga and his staff.
Saying which, Captain Nemo unfurled a black banner, bearing an "N" in gold quartered on its bunting.
The sleepy waves lapping the sand unfurled themselves along the shore that extended as far as the eye could see, but where land began, it was limited by the downs which separated it from the "Swamp," a large meadow shaped like a hippodrome.
The signal from the ship summoned them from their labors; they saw the sails unfurled, and that she was getting under way.
Recovering the sunshade with a powerful hand she unfurled it and suspended its rosy dome above her head.
She was just trying to impress upon her mind that Amoy was two hundred and eighty miles from Hong Kong, when Fun came scuffling back, bearing what she thought was a small sword, till he unfurled an immense fan, and presented it with a string of Chinese compliments, the meaning of which would have amused her even more than the sound, if she could have understood it.
instead of each regiment displaying the Peruvian flag, a black one with death's head was unfurled.