Definition of unroll in English:

unroll

verb

  • Open or cause to open out from a rolled-up state.

    no object ‘the blanket unrolled as he tugged it’
    with object ‘two carpets had been unrolled’
    • ‘The newspaper fell open easily, unrolling the front page to her view.’
    • ‘Ataren said nothing but got to work on opening and unrolling the old scroll.’
    • ‘Adam unrolled his sleeve and opened the box to show Daniel.’
    • ‘A couple of the others went to the bookshelves and retrieved several books and a couple of cylindrical scrolls they opened to unroll A2 sized parchments.’
    • ‘He unrolled my socks and opened my camera and even took the top off my toothpaste and gave it a squeeze.’
    • ‘She unrolled her quilt and blanket onto the sofa.’
    • ‘It must be carried from its transport, unfolded, unrolled, spread out, without any wrinkles, and then inflated with a massive fan.’
    • ‘The brothers ended their conversation and unrolled their blankets and laid their heads in their saddles.’
    • ‘Tyler set down the basket and unrolled the blanket, intent on setting things up himself.’
    • ‘At the end of their first day of trekking, they unrolled their blankets on a side pad.’
    • ‘But in most parts of it, the red carpet so eagerly unrolled for me is swiftly jerked out from under his feet.’
    • ‘Caesar untied the carpet and unrolled it slowly.’
    • ‘Yelina's eyes widened when she spotted the drum kits, which stood side-by-side on the carpet Jack had unrolled to cover the concrete floor.’
    • ‘The grey carpet unrolled quite easily, which suggested that this was done before.’
    • ‘They unroll the red carpet at just about every opportunity.’
    • ‘Extending a network is rarely a matter of simply unrolling a length of cable, especially when a distance of miles must be traversed.’
    • ‘We unrolled our sleeping bags on the floor and stretched out.’
    • ‘I picked a random spot in the TV room and unrolled my sleeping bag.’
    • ‘We immediately unrolled our sleeping bags and threw them on the bed.’
    • ‘We had unrolled the unfinished version of the map and adjusted our helmet lights to shine on its laminated surface.’
    spread out, unfold, unfurl, unroll, straighten out
    spread out, unfolded, unfurled, unrolled, straightened out

Pronunciation

unroll

/ʌnˈrəʊl/