disentangle definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To extricate from entanglement or participation; free. See Synonyms at extricate.
    • To get rid of or solve (a plot, like); unravel.
    • To free of entanglement; to produce from an ailment of being intricately and confusedly included or interlaced; to cut back to organized arrangement; to straighten out.
    • To extricate from complication and perplexity; disengage from awkward link or intermixture; to disembroil; to create free; to split up.
    • To extricate from entanglement or involvement; no-cost. See Synonyms at extricate.
    • To clean up or resolve (a plot, for instance); unravel.
    • To free from entanglement; to discharge from an ailment of being intricately and confusedly included or interlaced; to reduce to organized arrangement; to deal with.
    • To extricate from problem and perplexity; disengage from embarrassing link or intermixture; to disembroil; setting free; to split up.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to be free of entanglement.
    • to be free from entanglement.
  • verb:
    • To free some thing from entanglement; to extricate or unknot
    • To unravel a mystery etc
    • To become free or untangled
    • To free one thing from entanglement; to extricate or unknot
    • To unravel a mystery etc
    • to be free or untangled
    • smoothen and neaten with or just like a comb
    • clear of participation or entanglement
    • extricate from entanglement
    • launch from entanglement of difficulty
    • isolate the tangles of
    • smoothen and neaten with or much like a comb
    • clear of participation or entanglement
    • extricate from entanglement
    • launch from entanglement of difficulty
    • split the tangles of
  • others:
    • To clear of entanglement; extricate from a situation of participation, condition, or confusion: as, to disentangle a skein of thread, quite a few cordage, a set of accounts, or the affairs of a bankrupt firm.
    • To loose from that in or wherein everything is entangled; extricate from whatever involves, perplexes, embarrasses, or confuses; disengage: as, to disentangle an object from quite a few twisted cord; to disentangle an individual's self from company, from political affairs, or from cares and temptations of life.
    • To free of entanglement; extricate from circumstances of involvement, condition, or confusion: as, to disentangle a skein of thread, quite a few cordage, a collection of records, and/or matters of a bankrupt company.
    • To loose from that in or in which something is entangled; extricate from whatever involves, perplexes, embarrasses, or confuses; disengage: since, to disentangle an object from quite a few twisted cord; to disentangle your self from company, from governmental matters, or from the cares and temptations of life.

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