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tangle

noun

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tangle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of tangle

  1. 1 to catch or hold as if in a net <was at last tangled in the web of lies that he had told to everyone> Synonyms catch up, enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, ensnarl, entoil, entrap, mesh, net, snare, entangle, trapRelated Words bag, birdlime, capture, collar; embroil, implicate, involve, mireNear Antonyms detach, disengage, extricate; clear, free, liberateAntonyms disentangle, untangle

  2. 2 to twist together into a usually confused mass <that darn cat tangled the yarn I was trying to knit with> Synonyms interlace, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, knot, snarl, entangleRelated Words jumble, scrabble, scramble; braid, enlace, entwine, entwist, inweave, plait, twine, weave, wind, wreathe, writheNear Antonyms unknot, unravel, unscramble; unweaveAntonyms disentangle, unsnarl, untangle, untwine, untwist




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