disentangle


disentangle

verb

Definition of DISENTANGLE

1
to separate the various strands of <it took forever to disentangle the knot>
Near Antonyms braid, knot, lace, plait, ply, splice, tie, wind
Antonyms entangle, snarl, tangle
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>
Antonyms embroil, entangle

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