verb (used with object)
- to spread or shake out from a furled state, as a sail or a flag; unfold.
verb (used without object)
- to become unfurled.
- to unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state
v.1640s, from un- (2) “opposite of” + furl (v.). Related: unfurled, unfurling.