- 1Open or spread out from a folded position: [with object]: he unfolded the map and laid it out on the table [no object]: the white flowers were just starting to unfoldMore example sentences
- It's very important to condition your horse to the sound of rattling paper as you fold and unfold the map.
- The singing ceased as the child was given a task, and she carefully unfolded the map and spread it out above the top of Dom's head.
- Ted unfolded the map and spread it out across the hood of my car.
- 2 [no object] (Of events or information) gradually develop or be revealed: there was a fascinating scene unfolding before meMore example sentences
- As the plot develops you realize that as many of the events unfold, it is not clear which of them occur naturally and which are engineered by the people that govern.
- When we come back, we'll get the latest from our reporters watching the parade of events unfolding in Iraq.
- Yesterday a tragedy unfolded, a tragic event that could have been avoided, one that led to the unfortunate loss of life.
- 2.1 [with object] Reveal or disclose (thoughts or information): Eva unfolded her secret exploits to MattieMore example sentences
- The efficiency of the architect lies in unfolding the unexplainable details.
- The plot of the play centres around the Doyle Family and many revelations are unfolded as the play unfolds its riveting story.
- A poet's life compressed into this book unfolds ideas both minute and complex.
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- It is an experiential path, not a dogma, so your experience in answering questions will help your own spiritual unfoldment.
- It is good to love and respect all religions; that is a necessary condition of individual spiritual unfoldment.
- Performing religious practices at the same time each day is the key to steady unfoldment on the spiritual path