verb \ˌdis-in-ˈtaŋ-gəl\

: to separate (things that are twisted together or caught on one another)

: to remove the twists or knots in (something)

Full Definition of DISENTANGLE

transitive verb
:  to free from entanglement :  unravel
intransitive verb
:  to become disentangled
dis·en·tan·gle·ment \-mənt\ noun


  1. <it took forever to disentangle the knot>
  2. <the years that it took to disentangle ourselves from our troubles after someone started using our social security numbers>

First Known Use of DISENTANGLE



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