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Definition of "unscramble" []

  • To straighten out or disentangle (a jumble or tangle); resolve. (verb-transitive)
  • To restore (a scrambled message) to intelligible form. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unscramble" in a sentence
  • "Any attempt to "unscramble" the country, pretending that it can be refashioned to meet some "federal" model would be absurd and dangerous."
  • "I really want to "unscramble" the contents of this file."
  • "And each further complicates the situation on the ground, making it even more difficult to "unscramble" the egg and come to a mutually-agreeable solution to establish a viable state of Palestine that can live side-by-side with Israel. '"