unriddle

unriddle
Synonyms and related words:
answer, bottom, break, clear up, crack, debug, decipher, decode, disentangle, divine, do, dope, dope out, explain, fathom, figure out, find out, find the answer, find the solution, get, get right, guess, guess right, have it, hit it, interpret, make out, open the lock, plumb, psych, psych out, puzzle out, ravel, ravel out, resolve, riddle, solve, sort out, undo, unlock, unravel, unscramble, untangle, untwist, unweave, work, work out

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  • Unriddle — Un*rid dle, v. t. & i. [1st pref. un + riddle.] To read the riddle of; to solve or explain; as, to unriddle an enigma or a mystery. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] And where you can t unriddle, learn to trust. Parnell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unriddle — index ascertain, elucidate, explicate, expound, solve Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unriddle — [unrid′ l] vt. unriddled, unriddling to solve or explain (a riddle, mystery, etc.) …   English World dictionary

  • unriddle — transitive verb Date: circa 1586 to find the explanation of ; figure out, solve < unriddle a puzzle > < no trouble unriddling three part syllogisms New Yorker >; also to make understandable ; explain < just trying to unriddle the man Helen Dudar… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unriddle — unriddler, n. /un rid l/, v.t., unriddled, unriddling. to solve (a riddle, mystery, etc.). [1580 90; UN 2 + RIDDLE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • unriddle — verb a) To figure out the answer to a riddle. b) To solve a perplexing problem …   Wiktionary

  • unriddle — v. a. Solve, explain, expound, unfold, unravel …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • unriddle — un·riddle …   English syllables

  • unriddle — un•rid•dle [[t]ʌnˈrɪd l[/t]] v. t. dled, dling to solve (a riddle, mystery, etc.) • Etymology: 1580–90 un•rid′dler, n …   From formal English to slang

  • unriddle — v.tr. solve or explain (a mystery etc.). Derivatives: unriddler n …   Useful english dictionary

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