enmesh


en·mesh

verb \in-ˈmesh, en-\

: to wrap or tangle (someone or something) in a net

Full Definition of ENMESH

transitive verb
:  to catch or entangle in or as if in meshes <deeply enmeshed in the plot>
en·mesh·ment \-mənt\ noun

Variants of ENMESH

en·mesh also im·mesh \i(m)-\

Examples of ENMESH

  1. <soon after Eli Whitney had invented it, others copied his cotton gin, and he spent the rest of his life enmeshed in lawsuits trying to protect his invention>

First Known Use of ENMESH

1604

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