1. a row of unravelled stitches
- can you unravel the mystery?
Similar word(s): unravel
2. tangle or complicate
- a ravelled story
Sentences with ravel as a verb:
- 1871, Popular Science News, Volumes 5-7, Digitized edition, published 2011, page 61:… and in them are minute glands, which resemble ravelled tubes …2011 September 10, Martha T. Moore, “After 9/11, dinner gang raises funds to honor those lost”, USA Today, accessed on 2012-08-24:But the real work of the First Thursday Foundation is remembering, and its biggest gift is knitting back together lives raveled by loss.