Synonyms for Unfold:

n.

get around, percolate, leak out, appear, break, emerge, get out. take place, fan, arrive, come to pass, move, come about, go on, happen, Outstretch, transpire, occur. unfold (noun)
extend, open, spread-out, blossom forth, blossom, spread, blossom out, stretch, stretch out.

v.

develop (verb)
evolve.
interpret (verb)
explain.
make known (verb)
publish, discover, announce, uncover, explicate, disclose, elucidate, explain, show, reveal, expose.
order (verb)
straighten.
spread out (verb)
release, unbend, unroll, unwind, spread, stretch out, Outstretch, open, straighten, fan, extend, loosen, unwrap, display, flatten.
unfold (verb)
unroll.

Other synonyms:

happen, come about, reveal, expose. occur, Outstretch, transpire. fan. go on. roll. double. develop
evolve.
flower
blossom.
open
unroll.
reveal
expose.
spread out
spread-out.
straighten
unbend.

Usage examples for unfold

  1. The Second Gentleman replies: " You speak him far;" and the First Gentleman continues: " I do extend him, sir, within himself; Crush him together, rather than unfold His measure duly." – The Man Shakespeare by Frank Harris
  2. But for all their push and hurry the little creatures in the glass cage were forced to unfold their newspapers and stare at each other for occupation while the all- powerful driver and Wattmann, climbing down from the opposite ends of the car, conferred together in the street. – The Happy Foreigner by Enid Bagnold