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Definitions of disentangle

  1. To extricate from complication and perplexity; disengage from embarrassing connection or intermixture; to disembroil; to set free; to separate. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To set free from entanglement or embarrassing connection; clear; extricate; disengage. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To free from entanglement or disorder: to unravel: to disengage or set free. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To free from entanglement or perplexity. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. free from involvement or entanglement; "How can I disentangle myself from her personal affiars?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. release from entanglement of difficulty; "i cannot extricate myself from this task" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. separate the tangles of Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. To unravel; to free from entanglement; to disengage; to set free from impediments or difficulties. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. To unfold; to unravel; to set free from difficulties or impediments; to extricate. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. DISENTANGLEMENT. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Usage examples for disentangle

  1. I can't disentangle it quite, though the beauty lies there right enough-- ' 'Oh, yes, ' she interrupted, 'the beauty lies there still. – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  2. I auditioned it, but I can't disentangle it from what he told me. – A Matter of Proportion by Anne Walker
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