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Meaning of DISENTANGLE

Pronunciation:  `disen'tanggul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb; "comb your hair before dinner"; "comb the wool"
  2. [v]  extricate from entanglement; "Can you disentangle the cord?"
  3. [v]  separate the tangles of
  4. [v]  release from entanglement of difficulty; "i cannot extricate myself from this task"
  5. [v]  free from involvement or entanglement; "How can I disentangle myself from her personal affiars?"
 

DISENTANGLE is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: comb, comb out, disembroil, disencumber, disinvolve, extricate, straighten out, unsnarl, untangle, unwind
 
 Antonyms: entangle, mat, snarl, tangle
 
 See Also: discharge, disengage, fluff, free, free, groom, loosen, neaten, order, ravel, ravel out, roll out, sleek down, slick, slick down, straighten, tease, tease, tease apart, uncoil, undo, unravel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis`en*tan"gle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Disentangled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disentangling}.]
1. To free from entanglement; to release from a condition of
   being intricately and confusedly involved or interlaced;
   to reduce to orderly arrangement; to straighten out; as,
   to disentangle a skein of yarn.

2. To extricate from complication and perplexity; disengage
   from embarrassing connection or intermixture; to
   disembroil; to set free; to separate.

         To disentangle truth from error.      --Stewart.

         To extricate and disentangle themselves out of this
         labyrinth.                            --Clarendon.

         A mind free and disentangled from all corporeal
         mixtures.                             --Bp.
                                               Stillingfleet.

Syn: To loose; extricate; disembarrass; disembroil; clear;
     evolve; disengage; separate; detach.

 
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