un- + weave
unweave (third-person singular simple present unweaves, present participle unweaving, simple past unwove or unweaved, past participle unwoven or unweaved)
- (transitive) To undo something woven.
- 1593, William Shakespeare, Venus and Adonis,
- Now she unweaves the web that she hath wrought.
- 1979, Bernard Malamud, Dubin’s Lives, New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, Chapter One, p. 20,
- Knowing, as they say, is itself a mystery that weaves itself as one unweaves it.