unwrap

Primary Meanings of unwrap

1.
v
remove the outer cover or wrapping of
2.
v
make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
Full Definitions of unwrap
1

v remove the outer cover or wrapping of

“Let's unwrap the gifts!”
Synonyms:
undo
Antonyms:
wrap, wrap up
arrange or fold as a cover or protection
Type of:
expose, uncover
remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body
2

v make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

unwrap the evidence in the murder case”
Synonyms:
break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal
break, get around, get out
be released or become known; of news
Types:
show 12 types...
hide 12 types...
blackwash
bring (information) out of concealment
muckrake
explore and expose misconduct and scandals concerning public figures
blow
cause to be revealed and jeopardized
out
reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle
come out, come out of the closet, out
to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
spring
produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly
betray, bewray
reveal unintentionally
confide
reveal in private; tell confidentially
leak
tell anonymously
babble, babble out, blab, blab out, let the cat out of the bag, peach, sing, spill the beans, talk, tattle
divulge confidential information or secrets
reveal
disclose directly or through prophets
relieve, unbosom
relieve oneself of troubling information
Type of:
tell
let something be known

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.