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disentangle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of disentangle

  1. 1 to separate the various strands of <it took forever to disentangle the knot> Synonyms unravel, ravel (out), unbraid, unlay, unsnarl, untangle, untwine, untwist, unweaveRelated Words fray, fret; smooth, straighten (out); uncoil, undo, unknot, unlace, unroll, unstring, unthread, untie, unwindNear Antonyms braid, knot, lace, plait, ply, splice, tie, windAntonyms entangle, snarl, tangle

  2. 2 to set free from entanglement or difficulty <the years that it took to disentangle ourselves from our troubles after someone started using our social security numbers> Synonyms clear, disembarrass, disengage, extricate, free, liberate, release, untangleRelated Words deliver, redeem, rescue, save; disburden, disencumber, unburden; unravel, unsnarl, untie, untwineNear Antonyms block, hamper, hinder, impede, obstruct; burden, encumber, load, weighAntonyms embroil, entangle




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